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Latest Advancements In TB Science In Spotlight

Monday, 23 May 2022, 6:55 am | CNS

Important game-changing scientific advancements in preventing and treating TB (TB or tuberculosis, is among the deadliest of infectious diseases globally), were in spotlight at the recently concluded International Conference on Retroviruses and ... More >>

Far From The Promise Of Endgame, Tobacco Epidemic Continues

Friday, 20 May 2022, 7:17 pm | CNS

Tobacco industry-propelled epidemic of tobacco-caused diseases and untimely deaths continue to plague human development. Despite significant progress on tobacco control, endgame of tobacco - which is a human rights and social justice imperative - is not ... More >>

Drug-resistant TB: Are We Converting Scientific Breakthroughs Into Public Health Gains?

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 5:48 am | CNS

Undoubtedly, among the most important scientific breakthroughs for the diagnosis and treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) have happened in the past few years. But are we able to convert the scientific breakthroughs into public health gains ... More >>

Prevention Is Better Than Cure, And Is Cheaper Too!

Thursday, 7 April 2022, 6:24 am | CNS

This is an old adage that signifies the importance of taking precautionary steps to prevent a problem from happening rather than fixing it after it occurs. It is a fundamental principle of healthcare to avoid/reduce occurrence of any disease. ... More >>

Is Our Response To Pandemics And Health Emergencies Missing Organized Medicine?

Tuesday, 5 April 2022, 5:26 am | CNS

When health emergencies occur it is the doctors and other healthcare providers who are on the frontlines in responding to the humanitarian and public health crises. But they along with those impacted are not just part of the ‘problem’ but also ... More >>

Are We Ready To Give It All To #endTB?

Tuesday, 29 March 2022, 6:44 am | CNS

First-ever United Nations High Level Meeting to end TB by 2030 was held four years ago. It culminated in an important political declaration that galvanised accelerated action towards eliminating TB by 2030. With less than a year to deliver on intermediary ... More >>

Preventing Disease And Strengthening Health System Are Key While We Open Up Economies

Sunday, 27 March 2022, 6:02 am | CNS

Although some parts of the world are reporting another rise in new COVID-19 infections, many countries are doing away with pandemic-related public health and social measures that were put in place over two years ago. Experts of Organized Medicine Academic ... More >>

Preventing Disease And Strengthening Health System Are Key While We Open Up Economies

Sunday, 27 March 2022, 6:01 am | CNS

Although some parts of the world are reporting another rise in new COVID-19 infections, many countries are doing away with pandemic-related public health and social measures that were put in place over two years ago. Experts of Organized Medicine Academic ... More >>

Treatment Of The World's Oldest Epidemic: The Past, Present And Future

Wednesday, 23 March 2022, 7:53 pm | CNS

This article is dedicated to all those who lost their lives to world's most deadly infectious disease - TB - and to those who defeated it Is it not shocking that an ancient disease that has been with human since long before the recorded history, ... More >>

Perils Of Not Knowing Our Epidemic: Could Reducing Testing Be Counter-productive?

Sunday, 13 March 2022, 6:41 am | CNS

Think: Given the enormity with which the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our lives for more than past two years, who will risk being caught in an Ostrich syndrome? But this is what is happening: declining COVID-19 testing in several countries is ... More >>

Writing Is On The Wall: Pictorial Health Warnings Reduce Tobacco Use

Friday, 4 March 2022, 7:16 am | CNS

More evidence from scientific research is pouring in to show that graphic pictorial health warnings on all tobacco products are very effective in preventing children and youngsters from starting to consume tobacco, and in encouraging existing tobacco ... More >>

Game-changing HIV Research Offers Hope For People With HIV And To End AIDS

Saturday, 26 February 2022, 6:20 am | CNS

Remarkable progress has been made in prevention and treatment of HIV infections since the first AIDS case was diagnosed nearly 41 years ago, thanks to the untiring efforts of scientists, medical professionals, affected communities and activists. ... More >>

Pandemic Is Not Over Yet By A Long Shot: Deaths Rose Every Week In 2022

Sunday, 20 February 2022, 6:13 am | CNS

Global health thought leader Dr Tim France rightly tweeted, “Here is the WHO stating explicitly what most people I know are saying to one another privately: Is not it really risky to lift all COVID-19 related measures now, with the virus still circulating ... More >>

Is Gandhi's Talisman The Guiding Light To End Vaccine Inequity?

Sunday, 30 January 2022, 6:17 am | CNS

In a world with over 7 billion people, more than 10 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered by the end of January 2022. But more than 3 billion people globally have not received even their first vaccine dose yet. Despite having enough ... More >>

No Excuse Not To End The Acute Stage Of Pandemic Globally

Monday, 17 January 2022, 7:46 am | CNS

Is it not shocking that after more than two years into the pandemic (when we know how to protect ourselves from getting infected, and have had vaccines for more than a year now), by far the highest-ever number of corona virus infections in a single ... More >>

Failing On The Basics: Are We Able To #BreakTheChain Of Infection Transmission?

Monday, 10 January 2022, 7:02 am | CNS

The year 2022 began on a dismal note, with its first week reporting the highest-ever number of COVID-19 cases in a week globally. Since the pandemic began in December 2019, the reported number of people who contracted the virus has been over 306 million ... More >>

When People With HIV Can Live Normal Lives Then Why 680,000 AIDS Deaths In 2020?

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 7:43 pm | CNS

When we know how to prevent HIV transmission, and how to keep every person living with HIV healthy, then how can one fathom deaths of at least 680,000 people due to AIDS-related illnesses in 2020 worldwide? And how can one explain, at least 1.5 million ... More >>

What's The Link? Food, Human Health, Livestock, Environment, And Antimicrobial Resistance

Saturday, 20 November 2021, 7:27 pm | CNS

Medicines which aim to relieve pain and suffering, may cure us of diseases and avert untimely deaths, are at increasing risk of becoming ineffective against disease-causing microbes. Antimicrobial resistance occurs when microbes such as bacteria, viruses, ... More >>

Will New Scientific Breakthroughs Spur The #endTB Efforts?

Sunday, 31 October 2021, 5:45 am | CNS

Is it not a paradox if a preventable, diagnosable, treatable, and curable disease becomes a top killer? Till Covid-19 struck our world, Tuberculosis (TB) - a disease that can be prevented, diagnosed and treated - was the most deadly infectious disease ... More >>

Will India's 1 Billion Vaccination-dose-milestone Be Catalytic For Vaccinating All?

Friday, 22 October 2021, 7:08 am | CNS

On 21 October 2021, India crossed its milestone of administering over 1 billion (100 crores) doses within 278 days since it began the vaccination rollout (on 16th January 2021). The World Health Organization (WHO) calls upon all countries to ensure ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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