Tuberculosis in Bangladesh | The Daily Star
  • 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.

  • 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

  • New recommendations to accelerate progress on TB

    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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.