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  • Child healthcare at Hospitals

    Childhood tuberculosis getting more attention

    Tuberculosis (TB) in children is a neglected aspect of the TB epidemic. Even though TB is a preventable and curable disease, it continues to impact the lives and development potentials of millions of children.

  • World Tuberculosis Day Today: Not all upazilas have screening facilities

    Although tuberculosis (TB) infections have been a concern for Bangladesh for quite a long time, screening facilities are still not available in every upazila.

  • We Can End TB

    We Can End TB

    Nine year old Sabbir was ill. For several weeks he complained of chest pain and had a bad cough, sometimes coughing blood. His

  • Facts about XDR-TB

    Facts about XDR-TB

    XDR-TB, an abbreviation for extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB), is a form of TB which is resistant to at least four of the core

  • Facts about XDR-TB

    Facts about XDR-TB

    XDR-TB, an abbreviation for extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB), is a form of TB which is resistant to at least four of the core

  • Millions with high blood sugar face TB risk

    Millions of people with high blood sugar may be at greater risk of tuberculosis than previously thought, scientists say, warning that diabetes and TB could combine to create the "perfect storm" of disease.

  • Chest disease hospital in sorry state

    People with Tuberculosis (TB) have to get their tests done from outside as the lone X-ray machine of the lone government Chest Disease Clinic in the town has been out of order for 18 years.

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