Gasping For Breath

Suno India

All Episodes

Oct 22, 2019

The crucial link between malnutrition and TB

In this episode, we historically trace the importance of nutrition for the treatment of tuberculosis which disappeared as soon as the medicines were found for the disease. We talk about the present-day crisis,...

32 mins

Sep 16, 2019

How TB thrives in India's airless homes

Bad housing is one of the major drivers in the spread of TB. In this episode, we talk to experts on how it was the non-medical interventions such as better housing and nutrition which pulled down the TB epidemi...

21 mins

Aug 29, 2019

New FDA approved drug to take on the deadliest form of Tuberculous

"A new drug to treat tuberculosis -petromanid- was approved by the USFDA last week. In this special episode of the podcast, we speak to Leena Menghaney, South Asia head of Médecins Sans Frontières'  Access Camp...

28 mins

Jul 29, 2019

The rise of drug resistant tuberculosis in India

This episode talks about the emergence of drug-resistant tuberculosis in India. This emergence coincided with the launch of Directly Observed Treatment Shortcourse or DOTS programme in the late 90s. This progra...

31 mins

Jun 29, 2019

Decoding the spread of TB and its cures

In this first episode of 'Gasping for Breath', India's first podcast on state of tuberculosis and it's treatment in India, we go back in time to understand the emergence of this deadly disease. Menaka Rao, seni...

25 mins