Tag Archives: Tuberculosis

Ecobank Foundation Supports Longstanding Partnership with WACP and RCP London to Reduce Impact of HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Ecobank Foundation Supports Longstanding Partnership with WACP and RCP London to Reduce Impact of HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria

  LOME, Togo, – The Ecobank Foundation, along with two of its partners, the West African College of Physicians and the Royal College of Physicians (London) today launched the second year ...

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Private Hospitals In Bohol To Open TB DOTS Centers

Private Hospitals In Bohol To Open TB DOTS Centers

  TAGBILARAN CITY, (PIA) — The control strategy recommended as the most cost-effective way to stop the spread of tuberculosis in communities would soon be available even in private hospitals in ...

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Bacteria Blamed in Indigenous Mexican Baby Deaths

Bacteria Blamed in Indigenous Mexican Baby Deaths

  Mexico City, Mexico – Bacteria — and not a contaminated vaccine as initially suspected — were to blame for the recent deaths of two Mexican babies and for sickening 29 others, according ...

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World Failing in Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance: WHO

World Failing in Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance: WHO

  Geneva, Switzerland – The world is doing far too little to combat the misuse of antibiotics which is fuelling drug resistance and allowing long-treatable diseases to become killers, the World Health Organization ...

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Member States of OIC Committed to Strong Action Against Malaria

Member States of OIC Committed to Strong Action Against Malaria

  Leaders Gather in Jeddah for World Malaria Day; Call for Increased Investment to Save Lives & Advance Development Efforts   JEDDAH, KSA, April 23, 2015/ — In advance of World Malaria Day, ...

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India Failing to Tackle ‘Massive TB Crisis’: Expert

India Failing to Tackle ‘Massive TB Crisis’: Expert

  New Delhi, India – India Tuesday launched a major campaign to increase awareness of tuberculosis as an expert  slammed the government’s shortcomings in tackling the disease which kills about 1,000 Indians ...

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Giant Rats Sniff Out TB in Mozambique

Giant Rats Sniff Out TB in Mozambique

  Maputo, Mozambique – Giant rats may strike fear and disgust into the hearts of homeowners worldwide, but researchers in impoverished Mozambique are improbably turning some of them into heroes. At Eduardo ...

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