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The South Africa TB Program (with USAID funding through the University Research Corp.,) developed this video to launch the 2010 Kick TB Campaign. Adherence and treatment completion are encouraged.

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Tuesday, 26th October
New Rapid TB Test Endorsed by WHO
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Thursday, 9th December
Faith Healers in Iraq
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Thursday, 13th January
Alcohol Kills More than AIDS, TB, or Violence
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Saturday, 12th February

Cougher’s point, for sputum induction… should be in a sunny, well ventilated place!

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Monday, 28th February
Hope for a new Tuberculosis Vaccine
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Sunday, 20th March
WHO Seeks Ban on TB Blood Test
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Friday, 29th July
Doctors Without Borders: What it costs to diagnose and cut the time to life-saving tuberculosis treatment
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Monday, 7th November
No Money From Global Fund Until 2014
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Friday, 25th November
South Africa Drive Against New HIV Infection
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Sunday, 4th December

There’s a huge sense of shock and dismay within the organization that the Global Fund—which has delivered such a massive leap forward in HIV, malaria, and TB treatment worldwide through the projects it funds—should be hit right now by a funding crash that puts so many people’s lives in developing countries at risk.

MSF works in many of these countries and we see how fragile are the hard won gains in those places.

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Tuesday, 13th December
Incurable Strains of Tuberculosis Found in India
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Wednesday, 18th January
doctorswithoutborders:

As Global Fund Turns Ten, Lack of Political Support to Health Threatens Gains Against AIDS, TB, and Malaria Pictured above: A woman receives antiretroviral medication at an MSF clinic in Cape Town. While MSF relies solely on private donors, a loss of funding from the Global Fund will leave thousands without treatment.
More on the situation here.Photo:South Africa 2011 © Chelsea Maclachlan/Le Monde

doctorswithoutborders:

As Global Fund Turns Ten, Lack of Political Support to Health Threatens Gains Against AIDS, TB, and Malaria
Pictured above: A woman receives antiretroviral medication at an MSF clinic in Cape Town. While MSF relies solely on private donors, a loss of funding from the Global Fund will leave thousands without treatment.

More on the situation here.
Photo:South Africa 2011 © Chelsea Maclachlan/Le Monde