WHO Takes AIM at TB
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Tuesday, 19th October

pubhealth:

 

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
Global Challenges of TB Diagnosis and Treatment
New Rapid TB Test Endorsed by WHO
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Thursday, 9th December

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
On TB Vaccine Trials in Africa
doctorswithoutborders:

At an MSF clinic in Uzbekistan, a 19-year-old man on TB treatment has just learned he has a drug-resistant form of the disease that is untreatable. There is little research and development for new TB drugs—it is a disease of the poor—but more and better drugs are urgently needed. Photo: 2010 © Misha Friedman/MSF
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doctorswithoutborders:

At an MSF clinic in Uzbekistan, a 19-year-old man on TB treatment has just learned he has a drug-resistant form of the disease that is untreatable. There is little research and development for new TB drugs—it is a disease of the poor—but more and better drugs are urgently needed.
Photo: 2010 © Misha Friedman/MSF

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Wednesday, 29th June
WHO Seeks Ban on TB Blood Test
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Friday, 29th July
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

Hope for New Drugs for TB
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Wednesday, 25th July
Vitamin D Beneficial in Treating TB
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Sunday, 9th September

doctorswithoutborders:

How many pills does a multi-drug resistant TB patient have to swallow? We need better treatment for TB now! http://www.msfaccess.org/TBmanifesto/

(via engineeringworldhealth)

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Saturday, 14th December