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Global Fund seeks $18 billion to end HIV, TB and malaria

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria on Wednesday sought to raise at least $18 billion at a donor conference led by...

TB drug price slashed in global push to thwart killer disease

The initiatives came as the United Nations seeks to galvanize the campaign against TB, which killed 1.5 million people last year and saw 10 million more infected

Tuberculosis treatment for developing countries to cost $1,040

A newly approved three-drug treatment for tuberculosis will be available in 150 countries including India and South Africa, priced at $1,040 for a complete regimen

Newly approved TB regimen drastically cuts treatment time

The three-drug regimen consists of bedaquiline, pretomanid and linezolid – collectively known as the BPaL regimen.

Hepatitis C, TB patients to be provided free testing, treatment: minister     

Inaugurating a model centre for infectious disease in Islamabad, Federal Minister of National Health Services Aamer Mehmood Kiani aid that the government would provide all the testing and treatment facilities for hepatitis B, C and Tuberculosis (TB) patients free of cost.   

Fund battling AIDS, TB and malaria seeks $14 billion to invigorate fight

At least $14 billion is needed to accelerate the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria and quell stubborn epidemics that still kill millions

AIDS’ screening ordered for TB patients across Punjab

LAHORE: Punjab Health Department on Friday decided to conduct AIDS screening tests of tuberculosis patients across the province, ARY News reported. Punjab Health Minister Dr....

FM Qureshi resolves to root out TB from Pakistan by 2030

ISLAMABAD: At the United Nations, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has reaffirmed Pakistan's full commitment to root out Tuberculosis by 2030. He was addressing the...

UN agrees global plan to battle TB ahead of first-ever summit

UNITED NATIONS: UN member-states have agreed on a global plan to step up the fight against tuberculosis, the world's number one killer among infectious...

US researchers develop rapid blood test for TB

WASHINGTON: US researchers on Monday said they have developed a fast blood test for tuberculosis that could speed diagnosis and treatment of the serious...

WHO suspends TB drugs from big India supplier on quality fears

The World Health Organization has suspended the approval of tuberculosis drugs made by India's Svizera Labs, a major supplier to developing countries, following an investigation into standards.