Tag Archives: tuberculosis

50 TB cases in one month, could increase fast – 12 cases of deaths recorded

KUWAIT CITY, June 14: There are 50 patients suffering from tuberculosis (TB) in Kuwait and they are receiving treatment from the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center in Sabah specialized medical zone, reports Aljarida daily quoting informed sources from the health sector. They explained that 27 male and 23 female patients suffering from …

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India TB survivor helps patients tackle society, sex and stigma

MUMBAI, Feb 26 – On her train commute to work in Mumbai, Nandita Venkatesan logs on to Facebook to check the many messages she receives every day from young tuberculosis (TB) patients. She reads each message carefully: a girl wondering whether to tell her boyfriend that she has TB, another …

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Kuwaiti teacher infected with Pulmonary tuberculosis

KUWAIT CITY: A Kuwaiti teacher in Al-Ahmadi area has been infected with Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB), the Ministry of Health (MoH) announced on Tuesday. In a statement, the MoH noted that all those that may have come in contact with the patient will undergo medical tests in efforts to prevent the …

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48 Kuwaitis among 411 TB cases in 2015

KUWAIT CITY, March 24, (KUNA): Some 48 Kuwaitis are among 411 people diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) in 2015, a senior Health Ministry official said on Thursday. The ministry’s Public Health Department Director Dr Yousuf Mendakar revealed the figures during a ceremony marking the World Tuberculosis Day, March 24. TB patients …

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