User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Diseases :: Communicable :: Tuberculosis
Last updated: Dec 16 2017 18:49 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Our disease burden remains high: President 27.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said the task ahead for the country's doctors is challenging as the disease burden remains high.
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Scientists to soon develop an effective tuberculosis vaccine 27.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Tuberculosis (TB) kills more people than any other infection
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Soumya Swaminathan to take charge as WHO Deputy DG in Dec 26.11.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) chief Soumya Swaminathan, a globally recognised researcher on tuberculosis and HIV, is set to assume the charge of deputy director-general of the WHO in Geneva next month. Her appointment as the Deputy Director-General for Programmes (DDP), announced early last month by the World Health Organisation, elevates India's stature globally. It is the second-highest position in the WHO. "The plan was to join WHO on December 1 but I am still waiting to be relieved from my current position. So, sometime next month I will take charge as the DDP," she told PT
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Soumya Swaminathan set charge as deputy director-general of WHO in December 26.11.2017 News
Swaminathan is also the secretary of the Department of Health Research under the Heath Ministry
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The world of superbugs 25.11.2017 Hindu: Open Page
The perils of the indiscriminate and improper use of antibiotics
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Brexit effect: EMA @Amsterdam 24.11.2017 HBL: Home
Brexit effectEMA @ AmsterdamThe European Medicines Agency (EMA) will relocate to Amsterdam in the Netherlands. The decision was taken by the 27 EU Member States, and the Agency now has just over 16 mo...
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Cancer, heart condition drugs to get cheaper following price cap 24.11.2017 Rediff: Business
According to highly placed sources in NPPA, the reduction in prices following the latest exercise will range between six and 53 per cent.
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NPPA caps prices of 51 essential medicines 24.11.2017 HBL: Home
The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority has capped the prices of 51 essential formulations, including those used for the treatment of cancer, pain, heart conditions and skin problems. The price...
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Cancer, cardiac among 51 essential drugs under NPPA price cap 24.11.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Drugs whose ceiling prices have been capped includes colon or rectal cancer treatment drug oxaliplatin
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Keeping TB away with a healthy diet 23.11.2017 Hindu: News
ICMR to monitor 2000 patients in Jharkhand to determine role of good diet
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USAID head Mark Green to attend GES 22.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Participation in GES among multiple engagements lined up
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Gastric acid drug lansoprazole may also treat tuberculosis 22.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Are you in the habit of consuming lansoprazole, a cheap and easily available gastric acid suppressant to cure heartburn, gastritis conditions and ulcers? Take heart, as such drugs can also keep you away from developing bacterial infections, especially tuberculosis.
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Marks on Shette’s body formed after death: lawyer 22.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Mumbai: A lawyer representing the six jail officials arrested in connection with the death of Byculla prison inmate Manjula Shette argued on Tuesday that the injury marks on her body, which have been...
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Eggs, milk, honey, bananas: the man who beat XDR-TB with a smart diet 21.11.2017 Hindu: News
Sangram Sonagekar adopted a super-healthy food regimen on doctor’s advice; now, the nurse in a Parbhani hospital is counsellor to TB patients
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Over 114 nations pledge to eradicate tuberculosis by 2030, says WHO 18.11.2017 All International Stories
Global efforts to combat TB have saved an estimated 53 million lives since 2000
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Health Ministry introduces Daily Drug Regimen for treatment of Tuberculosis 18.11.2017 New Kerala: India News
Health Ministry introduces Daily Drug Regimen for treatment of Tuberculosis
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New global effort launched to end TB by 2030: WHO 18.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Delegates from 114 countries have agreed to take urgent action to end tuberculosis (TB) by 2030, the WHO said.
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True grit 17.11.2017 Kangla Online
True grit
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Government rolls out daily drug regimen for TB 17.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Health Ministry on Friday said it has changed the treatment strategy for Tuberculosis (TB) from thrice a week to daily drug regimen using fixed dose combinations (FDC).
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Bill Gates, Adityanath discuss sanitation, investment in Lucknow 17.11.2017 New Kerala: India News
Bill Gates, Adityanath discuss sanitation, investment in Lucknow
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