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Gandhi's Talisman Is Best Guiding Light To Reform Public Health

Monday, 18 May 2020, 9:44 am | CNS

Mahatma Gandhi's talisman is perhaps the best guiding light to reform the public health system in the wake of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic: "I will give you a talisman. Whenever you are in doubt, or when the self becomes too much with ... More >>

Intergenerational Model Gives Hope Even During Pandemics

Tuesday, 5 May 2020, 5:10 pm | CNS

“The COVID-19 pandemic is causing untold fear and suffering for older people across the world”, said United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres last week on the launch of the policy brief on older persons and coronavirus disease (COVID-19). ... More >>

COVID-19 Makes The Bag Of Woes Heavier For Marginalized Populations

Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 8:57 am | CNS

Shobha Shukla – CNS Agenda 2030 is a commitment by all countries to achieve sustainable development by 2030 for all, ensuring that no one is left behind, including marginalised communities like LGBT and sex workers. However, the stark reality is that, even in ... More >>

A tale of two positives attracting each other

Monday, 29 July 2019, 9:12 am | CNS

I met the two of them at the Clinica Condesa Iztapalapa, in Mexico City, where I had gone to attend the 10th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2019). Was it a mere coincidence that they had many things in common - they share the same surname; they ... More >>

New milestone for improved treatment for children with TB

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 2:56 pm | CNS

(CNS): More and more children around the world are now benefitting from fixed dose combination (FDC) of child-friendly medicines to treat drug-sensitive TB, thanks to the untiring efforts of TB Alliance (Global Alliance for TB Drug Development) ... More >>

We want the ring...

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 2:39 pm | CNS

That seemed to be the resonating refrain of women at the HIV Research for Prevention Conference (HIVR4P2018) held recently in Madrid, Spain. And no, they were not talking about the engagement ring. Their focus of interest was the intra-vaginal dapivirine ... More >>

Novotech and CNS deal expands CRO services

Friday, 19 October 2018, 12:19 pm | CNS

Asia-Pacific CRO Novotech has acquired Australasian specialist CRO Clinical Network Services (CNS), with a mutual mission to expand services SYDNEY, Oct 19, 2018 - (ACN Newswire) - Novotech, the largest Asia-Pacific-based CRO, has acquired Australasian ... More >>

Fully funding the TB response is a smart investment

Monday, 1 October 2018, 10:15 am | CNS

(CNS): As per WHO’s Global TB Report 2018 financing for TB prevention, diagnosis and treatment continues to fall short of the amount needed and commitments from both domestic and international donor sources need to be stepped up. More >>

Bad politics put people at risk of TB

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 4:41 pm | CNS

Bad politics put people at risk of TB, but is TB on the political agenda? Shobha Shukla and Bobby Ramakant, CNS (Citizen News Service) The most hard-hitting message around World Tuberculosis Day 2018 for us was on twitter by Shirin Aliabadi , who ... More >>

Partnerships should be based on solidarity and trust

Monday, 2 April 2018, 10:54 am | CNS

Partnerships should be based on solidarity and trust, and not on greed Shobha Shukla, CNS (Citizen News Service) Partnerships that are critically important to progress towards a better world where a just social order is a reality for everyone, must ... More >>

Migrants trapped in quagmire

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 1:43 pm | CNS

Migrants trapped in quagmire: Neglected by their own country, mistreated by the host country Shobha Shukla, CNS (Citizen News Service) This pretty well sums up the pathetic situation in which many migrants find themselves today. And while immigration refers ... More >>

She stood up to defeat TB

Saturday, 24 March 2018, 12:38 pm | CNS

She stood up to defeat TB Shobha Shukla, CNS (Citizen News Service) (CNS): The youngest of 3 sisters, Ingrid Schoeman grew up in Pretoria and later started working as a dietician in a government hospital in Port Elizabeth in Eastern Cape Province of ... More >>

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: 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: 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: • 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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