We must be bold to end TB by 2030

October 31, 2019 01:00 am

The World Health Organization’s Global Tuberculosis Report, released on October 17, outlines several positive trends in the battle against the world’s most deadly infectious disease.

KAILALI, Aug 29: In 2017, there were 29 tuberculosis cases in Masuriya, a village in Kailali district. The following year, this number reached 40.  The new TB patients have been found in the same localities where cases were seen some 18 years ago. Masuriya Health Post is alarmed at the spurt in TB cases within such a small population.

43 new TB patients in Myagdi

May 19, 2019 11:30 am

GALESHWAR, May 19: Altogether 43 new patients of Tuberculosis or TB have been detected in Myagdi this year. During the diagnosis of TB patients in all the six local levels of the district, 43 people were found carrying the disease as of mid-April.

'TB claims 7,000 annually"

January 21, 2018 02:00 am

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 21: The National Tuberculosis Centre (NTC) Bhaktapur has revealed that around 35,000 new patients of tuberculosis have been detected every year.

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 28: Madhyapur Thimi Municipality has sealed the under-construction building of Tuberculosis Hospital at Madhyapur Thimi-4.

KATHMANDU, March 25: On an average, 120 new cases of tuberculosis are detected in Nepal daily, despite the government's attempts to end the epidemic by 2035.