Tuberculosis in Bangladesh

Challenging TB in Bangladesh

Each year, we commemorate World Tuberculosis (TB) Day on March 24 to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic.

May 5, 2019
May 5, 2019

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.

March 24, 2019
March 24, 2019

Targets to eliminate TB within a generation

A world free of tuberculosis (TB) is possible by 2045 if increased political will and financial resources are directed towards priority

March 24, 2019
March 24, 2019

Challenging TB in Bangladesh

Each year, we commemorate World Tuberculosis (TB) Day on March 24 to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic.

March 24, 2019
March 24, 2019

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

March 24, 2019
March 24, 2019

New recommendations to accelerate progress on TB

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued new guidance to improve treatment of multidrug resistant TB (MDR-TB). WHO is recommending shifting to fully oral regimens to treat people with MDR-TB.

March 24, 2019
March 24, 2019

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

March 23, 2016
March 23, 2016

6,000 TB deaths in 2015: Govt report

Tuberculosis is still a persisting cause of mortality in Bangladesh as a government report reveals today it caused 6,000 deaths in 2015 alone.