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Study confirms key therapeutic advance for children living with HIV and TB

Landmark study proves that 'super-boosting' approach counters negative interaction between key HIV and TB drugs The non-profit research and development organization Drugs for Neglected Diseases…

An Activist’s Guide to Tuberculosis Diagnostic Tools

Understanding tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis is critical to understanding why the world is currently failing to end TB. Nearly half of people with TB—over 4 million per year—are undiagnosed, leaving them…

Aidspan publishes new issue of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan: Global Fund Observer Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, published Issue 305 of the “Global Fund Observer.” The newsletter features articles…

Connect real time to the WHO consultation on Digital Health for Ending TB

On 7-8 February 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Respiratory Society (ERS) will hold a technical consultation in Geneva on the theme “Digital health for the End…

Where is civil society in the fight against TB?

The TB epidemic kills 1.8m people a year – fighting it requires huge social mobilisation on the scale of the battle against HIV/AIDS Last year I met Saw Robert, a…

‘I have tuberculosis in my brain’

"Having tuberculosis in the brain is so painful. Sometimes I just wish I could cut off my head and put it to one side." Johnny Islam, 29, is from Leyton…

US government introduces new drug to help save lives of TB patients in Tajikistan

Acting Deputy Chief of Mission of the United States to Tajikistan Lucy Jilka yesterday (January 31) joined the First Deputy Minister of Health and Social Protection of Population of Tajikistan…

Aidspan publishes new issue of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan: Global Fund Observer Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, published Issue 304 of the “Global Fund Observer.” The newsletter features articles…

New Global Fund results show further progress against HIV, TB and malaria

GENEVA – Latest results show that programs supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have achieved significant increases in the number of people receiving treatment for…

IOM launches TB and Migration Portal

Switzerland - The International Organization for Migration (IOM), with financial support from the Stop TB Partnership, yesterday (January 19) launched the world’s first dedicated TB and Migration Portal: The Knowledge…