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Pillbox-cum-adherance support device launched for people with TB

Chennai, March 23: Ahead of World TB Day, STAMP, a new pillbox-cum-treatment adherence support system, was launched at a meeting organised by REACH, a city-based NGO which is partnering with the government’s TB control programme. STAMP, an acronym for Support for Treatment Adherence and Medication Protocol, has been designed and manufactured by Sundaram Medical Devices […]

Inviting Journalists for Fellowships & Awards

REACH is inviting journalists reporting on health for the following opportunities: REACH Media Fellowships for reporting on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) 2018-19 => For journalists reporting on languages other than English (Print or Web) => Fellowships to focus on locally relevant issues on NCDs => 15 fellowships will be awarded => Deadline: December 17 => Application Form & Background […]

Resources for Journalists for World Diabetes Day

As part of REACH’s efforts to help improve the quality and frequency of media reporting on non-communicable diseases, we have developed resources on Diabetes & Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and a glossary on COPD. These were emailed to journalists who may be planning stories and also tweeted. Find the links below: Resource on Diabetes Resource on COPD Glossary […]

Daily Regimen for TB launched in Jharkhand

Ranchi, October 17, 2017: “We are all gathered here today as the state of Jharkhand takes one big step towards our common goal of eliminating TB by 2025. Now, TB drugs will be given daily as against the earlier alternate day regimen. This is a great initiative by the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme and […]


Chennai, Tamil Nadu: REACH held its 18th Annual General Body Meeting on September 21 at the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation. The AGM began with a welcome address by Ms. Sheela Augustine, Deputy Program Director, REACH. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. M.S. Swaminathan, former Rajya Sabha Member, renowned Agricultural Scientist and Chairman, REACH said, “REACH has come […]

Call for Applications: Capacity-Building Workshop for TB Survivors

REACH invites applications for its Capacity-Building Workshops for TB Survivors to be held in three Indian states -Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha. TB Survivors from these states are requested to send in their applications on or before October 3, 2017 For more information, please refer to the application forms attached below. Download the application form for Bihar (Hindi) here. Download […]

Hon’ble Governor Launches TB Call to Action project in Assam

Guwahati, August 24, 2017: “TB requires urgent attention and it is necessary to involve local governments, corporates and those personally affected by TB, for a meaningful contribution to this national cause,” said Hon’ble Governor of Assam Shri Banwarilal Purohit, while speaking at the launch of the TB Call to Action (TBC2A) Project in Assam. Shri Purohit was […]