Rabita Aziz

Romania’s poor relegated to antiquated tuberculosis care

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – When Jonathan Stillo asked the medical director of a mountaintop sanatorium in Romania what she would like to change about the sanatorium, she said she would like to blow the place up and build a small, modern clinic in town where the patients are – a model that’s more in-line with current tuberculosis control practices which encourage treating patients in their communities.

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IDWeek 2015: Physicians, researchers describe obstacles to tuberculosis control in resource limited countries

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 7, 2015 – At one of the first sessions of this conference of infectious diseases physicians, scientists discussed an urgent need to scale up tuberculosis prevention efforts globally, especially in light of data expected from the World Health Organization showing that TB has surpassed HIV as a leading cause of death globally.

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Obama 2014 budget: Continued support for Global Fund, paired with PEPFAR cut leave Blueprint goals in question

The Obama administration released its proposed budget for fiscal year 2014, with numbers that show a continued commitment to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, but also a continued drop in funding for the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief.

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