Drug Resistant Tuberculosis
Global TB Report 2022
The World Health Organization released the Global TB Report 2022 on October 27 this year.What is Global TB Report?The Global TB report is released every year by the World Health Organization to provide a comprehensive assessment of the tuberculosis epidemic ..
Tags: Drug Resistant Tuberculosis • Elimination of Tuberculosis • Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis • Mycobacterium tuberculosis • World Health Organization
Month: Current Affairs - October, 2022
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
India TB Report 2021- Highlights
India TB Report 2021 was published recently. According to it, India reported a 24% year-on-year fall in registration of tuberculosis cases in 2020.Key FindingsAmid the covid-19 pandemic-led disruptions and lockdowns, an estimated 18.05 lakh TB cases were registered in India. ..
Tags: Drug Resistant Tuberculosis • Elimination of Tuberculosis • India TB Report 2021 • Nikshay Poshan Yojana (NPY) • TB Harega Desh Jeetega Campaign
Month: Current Affairs - March, 2021
TB Machines approved by ICMR for COVID-19 testing
On April 4, 2020, the Indian Council of Medical Research approved the use of Tuberculosis machine for conducting COVID-19 tests.HighlightsCurrently India is using the RT-PCR (Real time-Polymerase Chain Reaction) testing recommended by the US and approved by FDA. Along with ..
Tags: COVID-19 • COVID-19 testing • Drug Resistant Tuberculosis • ICMR • RT-PCR Machine
Month: Current Affairs - April, 2020
WHO launches plan for cheaper TB drugs
World Health Organization (WHO) has invited pharmaceutical companies around the world to submit proposals to manufacture affordable versions of newer medicines for treatment of drug resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB). It has now requested drug makers to submit Expression of Interest (EoI) ..
Tags: Disesases • Drug Resistant Tuberculosis • Generic Drugs • Pharmaceutical Sector • WHO