TB in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on TB in the Philippines

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Philippines joins countries in committing to end global TB epidemic by 2030

Sep 29, 2018 - 1:10 PM

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III hopes to treat at least 2.5 million Filipinos with tuberculosis by 2020, but advocates say that the country's response to the disease is still lacking

END TB. Of 1.7 million recorded Tuberculosis deaths in 2017, 25,000 are Filipinos. Photo from Shutterstock

Secretary Ona, please do (not) test me

May 19, 2014 - 8:50 AM

Let us go get tested voluntarily so that Secretary Ona may be convinced that public education community action and free voluntary and confidential testing is still the way to go

Drug-resistant TB in PH, 7 other countries

Aug 30, 2012 - 8:21 AM

Drug resistant tuberculosis is getting more difficult to treat according to a study that included the Philippines