Daily Archives: January 13, 2012

Physician in India discusses “Totally” Drug Resistant TB – Perspective from Mumbai’s Hinduja Hospital

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Dr. Zarir F. Udwadia, a consultant chest physician at Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai. News reports of at least a dozen cases of “totally drug resistant” tuberculosis (TB) in India recently have raised various questions, including why India and why now?  In a letter to the editor in December’s issue of the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases […]

HHS Releases New Global Health Strategy

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) joined with the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) last week to discuss the department’s first ever global health strategy, outlined in a new report.  HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius discussed the department’s burgeoning commitment to asserting its role in improving the health and well-being of people around the […]