Palike clinics got no TB cases during the lockdown

Bengaluru: A few BBMP clinics haven’t received a single tuberculosis patient since a national lockdown was imposed on March 24, 2020. Dr Bhanu Prakash, a doctor at a BBMP clinic near Rajajinagar, informed The Observer: “After the national lockdown was imposed on March 24 because of Covid-19, BBMP health clinics have had no patience for […]

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Mudhol swallows the bitter pills of HIV and poverty

Mudhol taluk has witnessed an increase in the number of HIV patients in the past five years. While on paper, only 10 per cent are registered with the taluk hospital, doctors estimate that about 30 per cent of the population suffers from this deadly disease that not only affects them physically but also mentally and […]

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