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2011 in review: key health issues

A women is checked for tuberculosis at the National Tuberculosis Centre (NTC) in Kathmandu.
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Underfunding tuberculosis risks slowing progress

WHO reported in the Global tuberculosis control report 2011 that the number of people dying from tuberculosis (TB) has fallen to the lowest level in a decade. However, this progress is at risk from underfunding, especially in the area of combating drug-resistant TB.

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