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PH among top nations with TB, says WHO

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Health Assistant Secretary Eric Tayag

The Philippines is among the four countries that account for 93 percent of the tuberculosis cases and deaths in the Western Pacific region, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Baguio doc leaves behind proofs of kindness

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DR. CHARLES CHENG during the celebration of Lunar New Year in Baguio in 2012. RICHARD BALONGLONG/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

A poor boy from the remote village of Patiakan in Quirino town in Ilocos Sur province said he owed his life to Dr. Charles Cheng.

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mandela’s condition ‘very serious’ but stable—Zuma

A shopper walks past a sign advertising a shop that sells commemorative coins with the face of Nelson Mandela in the Sandton City shopping centre in Johannesburg, South Africa Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Doctors are doing all they can to improve Nelson Mandela's health as the 94-year-old icon spent a fourth day in the hospital for a recurring lung infection, South Africa's president said Tuesday, as two of Mandela's daughters visited their father. AP/Ben Curtis

South African President Jacob Zuma has sought to reassure an uneasy nation that Nelson Mandela, although in a “very serious” condition as he battles a recurrent lung infection, is receiving the best of care.

Posted: June 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Increase in TB cases linked to medicine lack

Health authorities in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) have reported an increase in the number of cases of tuberculosis (TB) since 2010.

Posted: April 17th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Docs see good news in increase in cases of TB

The number of people afflicted with tuberculosis (TB) in Northern Mindanao is increasing, according to the Department of Health (DOH). This, however, meant an improvement in the monitoring of health officials, according to a regional DOH executive.

Posted: March 22nd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Third world is swamped with fake TB drugs, says study

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Africa, India and other developing countries are awash in fake or sub-standard drugs for tuberculosis, fuelling the rise of treatment-resistant strains of TB, according to a survey published on Tuesday.

Posted: February 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US regulators approve new tuberculosis drug

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US health regulators said Monday they had licensed a new treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis — the first such federal approval aimed at tackling the deadly disease in 40 years.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

ARMM health execs report sharp decline in TB cases

Health officials in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao announced a drastic reduction in the number of cases of tuberculosis (TB) in the region, saying it came about even amid security threats to the region’s health workers.

Posted: October 27th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

ARMM reports lower TB incidence

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Despite threats to the security of its workers and other problems, the Department of Health in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao said it has managed to drastically reduce the incidence of tuberculosis in the region.

Posted: October 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Scientists urge Britain to cancel badger cull

Olympic Park, London E20 2ST, UK

British wildlife experts on Sunday condemned a plan to cull thousands of badgers in a bid to fight bovine tuberculosis, saying that killing the animals could worsen the problem it aims to solve.

Posted: October 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

With no cash for TB meds, man dies while waiting for bus home

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A 34-year-old man, who just had himself voluntarily discharged from a hospital for lack of money to continue his treatment, died late Saturday afternoon in his mother’s arms while waiting for a ride home in Manila.

Posted: April 2nd, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Penniless TB-stricken man dies right after leaving hospital in Manila

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A 34-year-old man, who had just had himself voluntarily discharged from a hospital for lack of money to continue his treatment, died late Saturday afternoon while waiting for a ride home in Manila.

Posted: April 1st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Philhealth bares outpatient TB treatment coverage for members

THE nation commemorated World Tuberculosis (TB) Day on March 24. According to a data from the Department of Health (DOH) Central Visayas, there were 12,461 identified cases of TB in the region in 2011 and almost 97 percent of these were new cases.

Posted: March 27th, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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