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.
Source: World Health Organization.Bill Webster/The Washington Post.Published on September 5, 2012, 6:52 p.m.
After service in the British SAS Regiment the author became a physician and then an orthopaedic surgeon.
He has held professorial positions in Canada, Vietnam and the United States, practiced and taught orthopaedic surgery in three continents and in several wars.
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