Wednesday, 12 September 2012

TUBERCULOSIS: India’s fight against tuberculosis

Since 2000, India has thwarted the spread of tuberculosis with a program known as Directly Observed Treatment Short Course, but drug-resistant strains are threatening to reverse the downtrend. The Indian government has said it will spend more money on treatment and expand a nationwide network of labs capable of detecting drug-resistant strains.

India’s fight against tuberculosis
Source: World Health Organization. Bill Webster/The Washington Post. Published on September 5, 2012, 6:52 p.m.

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