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Tuberculosis Is A Women's Issue Too

Today is March 8, and across the world the International Women's Day is being commemorated. Coincidentally, March is the global tubercolusosis (TB) awareness month. The disease, which is caused by a...

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Polio eradication has a lesson for TB control

BLESSINA KUMAR – CNS A week back the doorbell rang and two ladies stood with vaccine boxes at my doorstep asking if there were children five years and below in the house as they wanted to give polio...

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Preventing Tuberculosis in Children in spotlight: REPORT

A SUMMARY REPORT on preventing tuberculosis (TB) in children was released by Citizen News Service (CNS, www.citizen-news.org) and other partners who are conducting online consultation and key...

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Childhood Tuberculosis: Act before it is too late

(Based on an interview given to CNS by Dr Soumya Swaminathan, at Chennai ART Symposium, 2012) A significant proportion - about 15% to 20% - of all tuberculosis (TB) occurs in children in India, where...

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Protect the young ones from tuberculosis

[Based on an exclusive interview of Dr Anne Detjun with CNS, at the recently concluded 42nd Union World Conference on Lung Health, Lille, France] (CNS): Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen, the CEO and owner...

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Adopt sanitation, hygiene and clean water for healthy living

(CNS): After India's most celebrated Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan becoming the brand ambassador for Geneva-based Water Supply and SanitationCollaborative Council (WSSCC), now Indian cricket players...

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Living With HIV And Dying Of TB

Shobha Shukla (CNS): Fuelled by the HIV pandemic and the spread of drug-resistant strains, tuberculosis (TB) has re-emerged as a major threat to global health. TB is a curable disease that continues...

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Commission on AIDS in Asia report improved responses locally

Shobha Shukla – CNS (CNS): The Commission on AIDS in Asia report (March 2008) gave an Asian perspective to HIV epidemic and had put forth evidence-based recommendations to improve HIV responses...

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AIDS epidemic at a critical juncture in Asia-Pacific region

Thirty years into the AIDS epidemic, and on the occasion of the 10th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (10th ICAAP), being held at Busan, the Joint United Nations Program on...

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Impact of Free Trade Agreements on People Living With HIV

Shobha Shukla – CNS (CNS): Thirty years into the AIDS epidemic, and 10 years since the landmark UN General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS, the UN organized a High level Meeting on AIDS from...

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Killing the future: Hunger deaths among children

Alka Pande – CNS (CNS): In a small village in the eastern part of Uttar Pradesh state, 88 out of 545 children were found severely malnourished, of which 32 died within a span of a week. These...

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India: Local response to fury of Bahraich floods

Anjali Singh - CNS Just a short stroll through Rewali, Adampur, the mud embankment in Kaiserganj, Bahraich, a small district in the flood prone area of Uttar Pradesh, gives you an idea of the gravity...

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Food insecurity robs good outcome of quality HIV care

Bobby Ramakant - CNS If people living with HIV (PLHIV) are food insecure, then we alarmingly lose the desired good outcomes of quality HIV treatment and care. This was powerfully articulated and...

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Malawi: Breaking silos - Tuberculosis (TB) and poverty

Bobby Ramakant - CNS Tuberculosis (TB) continues to affect society's most vulnerable - those who live in abject poverty, are marginalized or economically and socially isolated. The poor and...

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Steady progress made towards treating TB in Timor-Leste

Dili: A greater number of new positive Tuberculosis (TB) cases are being detected now in Timor-Leste compared to nine years ago. Of these new cases, about 85% are being successfully treated. Timor...

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