International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

IJTLD August 2017 issue now online

The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IJTLD) is the official publication of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union).

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June 2017 issue of Public Health Action now online

Public Health Action is the free access, online journal of The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. The journal focuses on tuberculosis, lung health, non-communicable diseases and related public health issues.

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IJTLD July 2017 issue now online

The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IJTLD) is the official publication of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union).

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The Union at the 70th World Health Assembly

As the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA) concluded, The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) looks to the new leadership of the World Health Organization (WHO) to guide the next era of health solutions around the world, and urges all those who attended to make TB a priority in the year leading up to the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on TB in 2018.

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Union intervention at the 70th World Health Assembly on AMR

At the 70th World Health Assembly, The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung disease (The Union) calls on Member States to include tuberculosis (TB) as part of the response to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) - particularly a need to combat the inadequacies of current vaccines, diagnostics and treatment for TB.

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IJTLD June 2017 issue now online

The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IJTLD) is the official publication of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union).

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Zimbabwe’s Vice President and Minister of Health sign Barcelona Declaration and commit to ending TB and HIV-TB

On 28 April 2017, Zimbabwe’s Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko and the Minister of Health and Child Care Dr David Parirenyatwa signed the Barcelona Declaration on tuberculosis (TB) and the localised Bulawayo Declaration on HIV-TB to demonstrate the government’s commitment to ending the two diseases by 2030.

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The Union initiatives in Myanmar, Zimbabwe and India

Learn more about the projects of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) in Myanmar, Zimbabwe and India:

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STREAM community engagement workshop held in Tbilisi, Georgia

The STREAM trial, which is evaluating the effectiveness of shorter treatment regimens for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), held a community engagement workshop in Tblisi, Georgia, where the Stage 2 trial is planned to initiate shortly. Stage 2 will study a six-month MDR-TB treatment and a nine-month all oral regimen.

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IJTLD May 2017 issue now online

The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IJTLD) is the official publication of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union).

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