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Research Is Not A Luxury, But A Necessity to End TB

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 9:26 am | CNS

More than 1000 participants, including the President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, ministers from over 75 countries, donors, researchers, civil society representatives, and other stakeholders, had met at the first-ever "WHO Global Ministerial Conference ... More >>

Applied Health Research Vital to End Tuberculosis

Friday, 10 November 2017, 10:29 am | CNS

"Excellence in health means devoting your life to ending poverty" said physician and comedian Patch Adams many years ago, but these words have gained even more relevance in the current context and development paradigm. More >>

Two Novel TB Drugs Move into Human Studies

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 8:45 am | CNS

On the eve of the 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health, being held in Guadalajara, Mexico, the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance) announced the ongoing Phase-1 clinical studies for two new drugs for TB treatment, developed by it. More >>

Spice it up with cinnamon to tackle metabolic syndrome

Friday, 30 June 2017, 2:47 pm | CNS

Spice it up with cinnamon to tackle metabolic syndrome Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service - CNS Photograph is online at: http://bit.ly/cinnamoncns Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions that occur due to imbalance of the body’s structural ... More >>

Fuel your heart and power your life...

Sunday, 25 September 2016, 12:19 am | CNS

Shobha Shukla, CNS (Citizen News Service) Image is online at: http://bit.ly/2dmdimW This is the message of the World Heart Federation for this year’s World Heart Day, which is observed on September 29 every year to raise awareness about cardiovascular ... More >>

Responding to unheeded needs of the ageing populations

Saturday, 10 September 2016, 9:45 pm | CNS

Moving beyond stereotypes: Responding to unheeded needs of the ageing populations Shobha Shukla, CNS (Citizen News Service) • Photograph of Dr John Beard, Director WHO Department of ageing is online at: http://bit.ly/2c7P4kb • Interview podcast ... More >>

Battling with three diseases and still going strong

Saturday, 23 July 2016, 12:27 pm | CNS

(Based on an exclusive interview given by Nqobile Zungu, and her doctor Dr Samele Madela to CNS – Citizen News Service) More >>

Call to kick polluters out of climate talks

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 9:24 am | CNS

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A mantra to end TB

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 8:39 am | CNS

So said Dr Mario Raviglione, Director of the World Health Organization (WHO)'s Global Tuberculosis Programme, in an interview given to Citizen News Service (CNS) at the ongoing 5th Asia Pacific Region Conference on Lung Health of the International Union ... More >>

Early diagnosis of drug resistance is crucial to ending TB

Saturday, 1 August 2015, 12:10 pm | CNS

Despite being treatable, TB remains a major global public health problem. As Dr Mario Raviglione, Director Global Tuberculosis Programme of WHO, informed, in 2013, 9 million people fell ill with TB in; 1.5 million men, women and children died from it; 480,000 ... More >>

Long walk to justice: Transgender voices from across India

Saturday, 11 July 2015, 12:25 pm | CNS

I had been there at the 1st National Hijra Habba in 2012. Witnessing the Third National Transgender Hijra Habba in 2015 was indeed a humbling experience as lot of water has flown during these 3 years. From 30 community participants in 2012, the number ... More >>

"A woman of substance": Kalawati

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 7:47 am | CNS

Kalawati comes from a family of small farmers. Hers is a ‘joint and happy family’ where she lives with her husband, 1 daughter, 2 sons, 1 daughter-in-law and 1 granddaughter. Her postgraduate sons working outside the village are doing fairly well and have ... More >>

Growing support against corporate capture of climate policy

Sunday, 14 June 2015, 10:28 am | CNS

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Will countries 'walk the talk' to end the tobacco epidemic?

Sunday, 31 May 2015, 11:11 am | CNS

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Stop water privatisation and strengthen public water supply

Saturday, 13 December 2014, 11:53 am | CNS

Stop water privatisation and strengthen public water supply A new report by Corporate Accountability International uncovers how the World Bank uses ponzi-style marketing tactics to sell privatization projects around the globe that it is also positioned ... More >>

A miracle treatment for TB is a near possibility

Friday, 25 July 2014, 3:37 pm | CNS

Two years after launching a first of its kind Combination Drug Study for TB treatment in 2010, the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance) raised hopes of a novel drug regimen to treat both forms of TB—drug sensitive (DS) and multi drug ... More >>

Tobacco use a big ‘No’ for people with TB and diabetes

Saturday, 5 July 2014, 10:32 am | CNS

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Tackle hepatitis C to save people living with HIV

Saturday, 28 June 2014, 10:20 am | CNS

Photograph is online at: http://www.citizen-news.org/2014/06/tackle-hep-c-to-save-plhiv.html More >>

Cancer prevention better than cure?

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 10:12 am | CNS

Do we really believe in cancer 'prevention is better than cure'? Bobby Ramakant, Citizen News Service (CNS) World Cancer Day: 4th February Despite alarming cancer rates globally, with worst impact in low- and middle-income countries, one is forced ... More >>

Multipurpose prevention tech can transform women's health

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 11:30 am | CNS

Shobha Shukla, Millions of women and around the world are still unable to protect themselves from sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Over 1 million people contract a sexually transmitted infection every day, half of whom are young people - mostly ... More >>

 

 

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