Indonesia steps up battle against tuberculosis amid COVID-19 pandemic

JAKARTA, July 21 -- Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Tuesday ordered authorities to aggressively trace those infected by mycobacterium tuberculosis and the COVID-19 virus at the same time in a bid to bring down the number of cases.

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Kenya launches 2 policies to help tackle TB

NAIROBI, June 30 -- Kenya's Ministry of Health on Tuesday launched two policy documents to guide efforts aimed at ending tuberculosis (TB) in the country.

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South Africa remains committed to putting additional two million people on TB treatment

CAPE TOWN, Nov. 23 (Xinhua) -- South Africa's target of putting an additional two million people on tuberculosis (TB) treatment by December 2020 still remains, Deputy President David Mabuza said on Saturday.

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China, Gates Foundation sign MoU on TB prevention, control

BEIJING, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) -- China's National Health Commission (NHC) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the prevention and control of tuberculosis.

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WHO urges Kenya to increase domestic investment to eradicate TB

NAIROBI, July 4 -- The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday urged Kenya to increase its domestic investment in Tuberculosis (TB) in order to eradicate the disease.

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China issues guideline on TB prevention, treatment

BEIJING, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) -- China's central government has issued a guideline on the prevention and treatment of tuberculosis.

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