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, an Indian patient suffering from tuberculosis, admitted for treatment in a government  TB hospital, two days after World Tuberculosis Day in Allahabad on March 26,2016. Photo: AFP via Ritesh Shukla/NurPhoto.
Rambabu, 52, an Indian patient suffering from tuberculosis, admitted for treatment in a government TB hospital, two days after World Tuberculosis Day in Allahabad on March 26,2016. Photo: AFP via Ritesh Shukla/NurPhoto.
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