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Counting is crucial for democracy’s longevity

The government is reluctant to conduct a census, including counting castes, which could provide valuable data for resource allocation and policy-making

 there will be no up-to-date census findings to provide new issues in next year’s general elections.(HT Photo)
Published on Sep 02, 2023 11:46 PM IST

Chandigarh: Food outlet employees’ screening proposed for early detection of TB

Chandigarh adviser Dharam Pal urged stakeholders to take on the responsibility of different sectors and focus on TB screening, awareness campaigns and providing nutritional assistance

Officials during the meeting regarding making Chandigarh tuberculosis free by 2024. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 29, 2023 02:19 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Intensive TB screening, tests in U.P. prisons soon

A campaign will be launched for screening and testing of TB, HIV, hepatitis B and C and syphilis in the prisons across state, said National Health Mission, Uttar Pradesh’s Additional Mission Director Dr Heera Lal

Once a TB case is confirmed inside a prison, their treatment is started immediately. (For Representation)
Updated on Jul 27, 2023 10:51 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Anti-viral cytokines blunt immune response to tuberculosis: Study

The study explores the role of anti-viral cytokines in reducing the immune response of the body to tuberculosis.

Anti-viral cytokines blunt immune response to tuberculosis: Study(Freepik)
Published on Jul 04, 2023 12:18 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Tapatrisha Das, Washington

To uproot TB, adopt a public health approach

A public health response, hinged upon people-centric approaches, and visionary drive, is a uniquely Indian model, ready for the world to learn from.

At the heart of India’s response is the belief that the needs of the patient must be the priority. People with TB and their loved ones undergo enormous physical, financial, and emotional duress. (AP)
Published on Jun 28, 2023 09:18 PM IST
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