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London: But there is still an opportunity to substantially reduce the death toll by prioritising the most critical services, specifically antiretroviral therapy for HIV, timely TB diagnosis and treatment, and provision of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets for malaria, researchers say. more
Global community pledges $14 billion to step up fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria

New York: Donors have pledged just over $14 billion for the next three years to save 16 million lives and help end AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by 2030.

12,000 Vietnamese die from tuberculosis each year: report

Hanoi (Xinhua/UNI) Vietnam detects 124,000 tuberculosis (TB) cases each year, while around 12,000 people die from the disease, local media reported on Monday.

Fight against ‘vicious’ tuberculosis epidemic drastically underfunded: UN deputy chief

New York, The fight against tuberculosis (TB) is drastically under-funded, with a gap of around $13 billion per year, said Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed at the first-ever High-L ...

‘Social drivers’ must be confronted in fight against tuberculosis says UN chief

New York: Winning the fight against Tuberculosis requires that “social drivers” of the disease – especially poverty and inequality – are tackled head on, the Unite ...

India's research efforts should focus on drug resistant TB

New Delhi/Kolkata, Mar 22 (IBNS): Reiterating its commitment to the theme Unite to End TB on World Tuberculosis Day, the Indian Society for Clinical Research (ISCR) believes there is a need ...