tuberculosis

India, China rapidly expand tuberculosis control, UN health agency reports

India and China, which account for more than one third of the world's tuberculosis (TB) cases, have achieved high rates of case-identification and cure by expanding the implementation of a strategy promoted by the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO).

Majority of TB sufferers cannot access cure: UN health agency

Less than onethird of tuberculosis sufferers can currently access a cure that represents the best chance for controlling the global TB epidemic, according to a new report from the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO).