India | India’s ambitious new plan to conquer TB needs cash and commitment

India’s ambitious new plan to conquer TB needs cash and commitment

In 2015 there were about 10.4 million new TB cases worldwide and 1.8m TB deaths, according to the WHO, and India is at the epicentre of this epidemic, with half a million deaths a year.

October 5, 2017 6:04 PM (UTC+8)
Rambabu, 52, a tuberculosis sufferer, is pictured in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. Photo: AFP via Ritesh Shukla / NurPhoto
Rambabu, 52, a tuberculosis sufferer, is pictured in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. Photo: AFP via Ritesh Shukla / NurPhoto
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