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Despite new treatment for TB, WHO says efforts to combat disease are sorely lacking
 

Despite new treatment for TB, WHO says efforts to combat disease are sorely lacking

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World Health Organisation’s new report on tuberculosis shows that countries need to act faster to prevent and treat the disease in order to comply with global targets of eradication.
 
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1 Nov 2016 - General
 
TB continues to be a public health challenge, especially in developing countries, compounded by HIV and even diabetes. While research and most efforts go into diagnosis and therapeutics (being the profitable aspect of disease management) equal atten...
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TB is a highly contagious strain that stays for hours in the hallway and is transmitted via droplets. We always advise health workers to wear N95 masks at all times when doing rounds with TB isolation ward. Unfortunately, this simple practise cannot ...
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Yes, I am agreed. Though there are ongoing research on tuberculosis, that is not enough. Tuberculosis is a dangerous disease and there is lack of effective treatment. There are only few anti -TB drugs available and the drug resistance is rising. Mult...
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WHO has published a global TB report every year since 1997 to assess the magnitude of the TB epidemic, and to monitor the progress in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease at global, regional and country levels. The latest analysis for t...
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