Stronger the health system & social security, greater is the chance to end TB | Dr Mario Raviglione | #endTB Dialogues


[Listen on Apple Podcasts] This Podcast features a conversation with Dr Mario Raviglione, former Director of WHO Global TB Programme, who is currently the Director of Global Health Centre of University of Milan, Italy. He is among the LEADERS featured in #EndTB Dialogues - a special CNS series, presenting insightful and thought-provoking interviews with leaders to accelerate progress towards ending TB.

Stronger the health system & social security, greater is the chance to end TB | Dr Mario Raviglione | #endTB Dialogues


Call for stronger action to end TB & tobacco, and prevent NCDs in Telangana

Several eminent doctors and public health experts delivered a memorandum to Governor of Telangana earlier this month, calling for stronger action to accelerate progress towards eliminating tuberculosis (TB) and tobaccco use, as well as in preventing non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Telangana Governor, who herself is a medical doctor, Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan received the delegation on the last day of the 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Hyderabad, India.

9th Diabetes Atlas highlights & link between tobacco-TB-diabetes


[Listen on Apple Podcasts] This Podcast features the audio recording of the World Diabetes Day Webinar, which presented highlights of 9th Diabetes Atlas, and link between TB-tobacco and diabetes among other issues. 9th Diabetes Atlas was released by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) on World Diabetes Day 2019. This Webinar also had a message from Barrister Shameem Haider Patwary, Member of Parliament, Bangladesh, who is part of APCAT (Asia Pacific Cities Alliance for Tobacco Control & NCDs Prevention) & Asia Pacific Parliamentarians' Caucus for tobacco control and NCDs prevention.

World Diabetes Day Webinar: 9th Diabetes Atlas & link between TB-tobacco-diabetes


TB prevention is no longer a choice, but an essential part of end TB strategy

"TB prevention is no longer a choice but an essential intervention to end TB... TB is one of the few infections that we ignore and do not treat till it manifests as late stage disease that has already [been] transmitted to several others. The strategy needs to expand to include preventing full blown TB disease" tweeted Dr Suvanand Sahu, Deputy Executive Director of Stop TB Partnership. "If you are not doing TB prevention, you are in the old era of controlling TB - not ending it."

Along with TB medication, ↑ prevention, immunity & ↓ risk factors to #endTB | Dr Randeep Guleria | #endTB Dialogues


This Podcast features a conversation with Dr Randeep Guleria, Director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, and Chairman of Indian government's Technical Working Group on Latent #Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI). He is among the LEADERS featured in #EndTB Dialogues - a special CNS series, presenting insightful and thought-provoking interviews with leaders to accelerate progress towards ending TB.

Along with TB medication, ↑ prevention, immunity & ↓ risk factors to #endTB | Dr Randeep Guleria | #endTB Dialogues


Prevention is key cog-in-the-wheel for #TB-free India | Dr Ashwani Khanna | #endTB Dialogues


This Podcast features a conversation with Dr Ashwani Khanna, Delhi State TB Control Officer (RNTCP), and Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Chest Clinic at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital, Delhi. He is among the LEADERS featured in #EndTB Dialogues - a special CNS series, presenting insightful and thought-provoking interviews with leaders to accelerate progress towards ending TB.

Prevention is key cog-in-the-wheel for #TB-free India | Dr Ashwani Khanna | #endTB Dialogues



Air pollution and asthma: Sankar shares his personal testimony calling for greater action


This Podcast features a conversation with A Sankar from Empower India in Tuticorin (Thoothukudi) in Tamil Nadu state of India who shares his personal experience with #asthma triggered due to #airPollution. He gave a plenary talk at the 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Hyderabad, India.

Air pollution and asthma: Sankar shares his personal testimony calling for greater action



Are we on track to end TB in Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon? | #EndTB Dialogues


This Podcast features a conversation with Dr Ghazi Sharkas, leads national TB programme in Jordan; Dr Hasan Gawerdi, leads national TB programme in Syria; Dr Ms Malak Quardash, leads national TB programme in Yemen south; Dr Esam Mahyoub, leads national TB programme in Yemen north; Dr Ahmed Asmer, leads national TB programme in Iraq; and Dr Ms Hiam Yaacoub, leads national TB programme in Lebanon.