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NTP reveals less medication for TB patients from October

Starting in October, the National TB Programme (NTP) in Ghana is set to introduce a new treatment regimen for Multi-Drug Resistant (MDR) tuberculosis care....

Man defiles 14-year-old, infects her with HIV, TB

A man in his 40s, believed to be working as a contractor on the Gushegu town roads, is currently in police custody in Yendi,...

Prison in-mates nine times prone to catching TB – Report

Prison populations globally face a nine-fold higher risk of tuberculosis (TB) compared to the general population. TB is an infectious disease primarily affecting the...

Stop TB partnership Ghana urges increased efforts in mobilising resources to eliminate the disease

Chairman of Stop TB Partnership Ghana David Kwesi Afreh is pushing for more resources to be channeled towards eliminating Tuberculosis. He is urging presidential...

About 30 people die from tuberculosis every day – Health expert

According to Isaac Opoku Asamoah, a senior technical official at the Greater Accra Regional TB Control, Ghana has 125 new cases of tuberculosis (TB)...

First-of-its-kind in UK: Tricycle-mounted “fold-out health clinic” to treat homeless people while they cycle

A tricycle-mounted "fold-out health clinic," the first of its kind in the UK, will be used by doctors to treat homeless people as they...

Tanzania overwhelmed by rising TB infections

Tanzania is overwhelmed by high cases of tuberculosis with limited capacity and resources for treatment and care and the situation is made worse by...

India on the frontline of the fight against tuberculosis

India on the frontline of the fight against tuberculosis


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