Reach in the News


This page chronicles news reports on REACH as well as articles by REACH staff.

Tuberculosis champions of Kalinga Survivors Network take out rallies in Bhubaneswar, The New Indian Express, December 16

Odisha Health Minister Pratap Jena launches TB Communication materials prepared by REACH and TB Mitra App,, November 26, 2018

Assam tea garden launches innovative TB-free model garden programme, Northeast Now, November 01, 2018

TB survivors form support group in Assam, The Telegraph, July 12, 2018

Opinion: 4 ways to integrate diabetes care into India’s health networks, Devex, August 02, 2017

‘Nurses play a major role in TB treatment’, The Hindu July 07, 2017

Focus on eradication of TB, The Hindu, June 11, 2017

More than one million TB patients in India lack adequate nutrition, Hindustan Times, May 12, 2017

Group of tuberculosis survivors asks government to allot more money to fight the disease, Hindustan Times, May 11, 2017

TB Survivors form national coalition, The Hindu, May 10, 2017

TB cases in private sector are under reported: Expert, The Hindu, March 25, 2017

REACH announced Padma Shri Sudarsan Pattnaik as its new Ambassador for fight against TB, Odisha Diary, March 24, 2017

India has a drug-resistant tuberculosis crisis but lacks the right tools to detect cases, Scroll, March 24, 2017

‘Gender-sensitive TB measures needed’, The Hindu, March 11, 2017

REACH, USAID call for integrating gender in India’s TB programmes, DNA, March 10, 2017

Special programme to fight TB, The New Indian Express, December 18. 2016

Awards for excellence in TB reporting, March 21, 2014

Disease and the cure: framing tuberculosis‘, The Hindu, March 27, 2013

‘Advocacy efforts for improving TB services in Tamil Nadu’, Citizen News Services, March 2013

Not patients, but agents of change: Nevin Wilson’s TB Day message’, The Hindu, 25 September 2012 (Chennai)

Soon, pharmacists to turn counselors for TB patients’, The Times of India, 14 September 2012 (Chennai)

Pharmacies to be engaged in TB control’, The Hindu, 14 September 2012 (Chennai)

Project Axshya – Creating Waves About Tuberculosis Via Community Radio’, The Better India, 25 June 2012

Journalists must keep TB alive in the public domain’, 24 March 2012, The Hindu (New Delhi)

Talking TB in the park’, 20 March 2012, The Hindu (Chennai)

Reaching out to help patients‘, 18 September 2011, The Hindu (Chennai)

Eradicate social stigma attached to tuberculosis” , 23 March 2011, The Hindu (New Delhi)

Speaking up to stop TB‘, 14 February 2010, The Hindu (Chennai)

TB bigger killer than a tsunami’, 21 November 2009, The Hindu (Bangalore)

Every second Indian is a TB bacteria carrier’, 2 July 2009, Business Line (Thiruvananthapuram)

New campaign against tuberculosis launched, 2 July 2009, The Hindu (Thiruvananthapuram)

Early start vital in TB control’ You can play a part, 21 June 2009, The Hindu (Bangalore)

A sure-footed campaign against tuberculosis, 21 December 2007, The Hindu (Chennai)
‘Speak up to stop TB’ launched, 7 March 2009, The Hindu (Hyderabad)

State’s tuberculosis cure rate `one of the highest’ in country, 26 March 2006, The Hindu (Chennai)

Social workers honoured for helping tuberculosis patients, 10 October 2005, The Hindu (Chennai)

Film on TB awareness, 19 January 2005, The Hindu (Chennai)

NCC awareness campaign on TB from today, 4 May 2004, The Hindu (Chennai)

Private sector has key role in tackling TB’, 17 September 2003, The Hindu (Chennai)

`Volunteers needed for anti-TB campaign’, 25 March 2003, The Hindu (Chennai)

For a disease- free dawn, 24 March 2003, The Hindu Metro Plus (Chennai)

Tackling TB: REACH shows the way, 18 February 2003, The Hindu (Bangalore)

Reaching out, 24 March 2002, The Hindu Sunday Magazine