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36 million people with TB cured: New WHO Data released

December 14th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby RamakantUp to 8 million lives saved through 15 years of DOTS programmes, but millions still unable to access high quality careOnly 6000 out of half a million MDR-TB patients got ... Read more...

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36 mln people with TB cured, eight mln lives saved since 1995

December 9th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.9 (ANI): Some 36 million people have been cured of tuberculosis (TB) over the past 15 years through a rigorous approach to treatment endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO).New ... Read more...

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Home-based treatment could reduce HIV mortality among poor

February 29th, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by admin
Johannesberg, Feb 29 (IANS) Home-based antiretroviral treatment (ART) could significantly cut down mortality rate among adults with HIV, especially in resource-poor countries, a new study has found. ART is the most effective ... Read more...

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