International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

IJTLD January 2018 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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Guide to delivering high quality care for TB patients launched

12 December 2017 - Today on Universal Health Coverage Day, The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) and the International Council of Nurses (ICN) have launched updated guidance for health care workers who are involved in detecting and caring for patients with tuberculosis (TB).

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World Human Rights Day, the human right to health requires urgent unified action

On World Human Rights Day, The Union restates the need for greater political action in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for health, including ending the deadly epidemic of tuberculosis (TB) by 2030 and to ensure that all people can fulfil their human right to health.

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World AIDS Day 2017 messages

 

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IJTLD December 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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World Antibiotic Awareness Week 13-19 November to draw attention to global AMR threat

World Antibiotic Awareness Week will take place next week from 13-19 November, shining a spotlight on the growing crisis of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The first descriptions of infectious diseases becoming resistant to the antimicrobial treatments available were in 1948 and were for drugs used to treat tuberculosis (TB).

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“I’ve always been passionate about the role of the community in detecting and treating disease. When I was diagnosed with TB, my passion just got stronger.”

In 2015, The Union appointed Nomampondo – Noma - Barnabas as its Civil Society Liaison Officer, to build bridges with members of the movement and also inform The Union’s understanding of the issues internally.

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The Union reinforces commitment to beating AMR as part of global event

The Union announced a series of commitments to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR) at a conference, in Berlin on 12 and 13 October 2017, organised by Wellcome in partnership with the UK, Ghanaian and Thai governments and the UN Foundation.

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IJTLD November 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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IJTLD November 2017 TB Stigma supplement 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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