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Romanian TB law adopted by the Parliament

The TB Europe Coalition announced that the Romanian TB Caucus has been established and that the Parliament of Romania has adopted the National law for TB Prevention and Control after…

How London became the TB capital of Europe

When Frances Wilson set out to chronicle the great ‘disease of storytellers’ on the streets of London, she had no idea of the twist in her own story that awaited.…

Eastern Europe and Central Asia adopt statement on fighting infectious diseases

MINSK, 22 November (BelTA) – The international statement on expanding access to affordable and quality assured medicines and diagnostics will help coordinate efforts of Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA)…

Prednisone cuts risk of dangerous immune-system rebound during HIV-TB treatment

Giving low-dose prednisone soon after initiation of HIV therapy to people who are both infected with tuberculosis and have very low CD4 counts can prevent their immune system from dangerously…

HIV and TB treatment at risk as countries gradually lose Global Fund support

-- Low- and middle-income countries receive donor support for HIV and TB drugs from the Global Fund, but are gradually losing this support -- Global Fund policies on countries that…

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 345 of the ‘Global Fund Observer.’ The newsletter includes pieces…

Highlights from the 2018 Union World Conference on Lung Health

     This week’s edition of the TB Online Weekly Newsletter features highlights from the 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health that took place on 24-27 October 2018 in the Hague,…

MSF warns high prices of TB drugs restrict people’s access to best drug-resistant TB treatment

Calls on US pharma corporation Johnson & Johnson to cut key TB drug price in half The Hague, 23 October 2018 — People with drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) continue to be…

Managing the complexities and risks of HIV and TB coinfection

New Rochelle, NY, October 18, 2018 — A new study identified a significant association between HIV infection and complexities of treating patients with tuberculosis coinfection. Patients with HIV were more…

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 344 of the ‘Global Fund Observer.’ The newsletter includes articles…

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