Our aim is to help you sponsor the treatment of a Multi-Drug Resistant TB (MDR-TB) Patient
It costs on average Rs. 3.8 lakh (5,600 USD) to cure 1 MDR TB patient in the private sector
This is 3 times more than the average Indian patient can afford
Your donation, of any size can help improve the lives of these struggling patients in many ways
sponsor a patients medication
help educate a child
can you offer a job?
TB patients require nourishing food
Sponsor a patient’s investigation cost
India has the largest population of TB patients in the world, many of whom have multiple drug resistant TB. At our organization we feel that all TB patients should be given the best chance to survive.
Too often, treatment fails because patients do not have the funds to complete their course of medicines. Additionally, MDR-TB patients are not treated adequately under government TB programs, as their treatment is too costly and complicated.
What is Tuberculosis?
Tuberculosis (TB) is a serious disease caused by the germ Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Mycobacterium bovis is part of the tuberculosis family, primarily a disease of cattle but may affect other animals as well as humans. TB can hurt a person’s lungs or other parts of the body. However, TB can be prevented with treatment and it can be cured. In spite of the availability of chemotherapy for TB, there are 14 million Tuberculosis cases in India and a staggering 5,00,000…