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An Activist’s Guide to Tuberculosis Drugs 2016 Update (post with simple image)
The guide provides a brief summary of safety and efficacy data for the drugs currently in use for TB, and suggests advocacy points for activists.
Eastern European and Central Asian countries unite to expand access to HIV and TB treatment (post with simple image)
Health ministers from eastern Europe and central Asia adopted on 3 November in Minsk, Belarus, a consensus statement on HIV and tuberculosis (TB) treatment for all, calling for expanded and rapidly scaled-up access to affordable, quality-assured medicines.
The Global Fund must not squander improvements to the TB response (post with simple image)
Civil society statement following the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Liverpool
Unknown unknowns: poverty and tuberculosis in Romania (post with simple image)
Mircea, a former miner in his fifties, spent the last four years of his life succumbing to Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR-TB) at the Pines Tuberculosis Sanatorium, which is located high on a mountain. After seven years with this otherwise curable illness, his family wanted little to do with him. He was one of the many patients who doctors in Romania refer to as “social cases” According to Dr. Ionescu at the Pines, patients like Mircea are “repeat clients” with “no chance of escape.” They are people with overlapping social and economic difficulties, such as poverty, homelessness, alcohol use, lack of family support, as well as the social stigma that comes with having TB in Romania.
MSF urges the Global Fund to freeze implementation of transition plans (post with simple image)
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) expressed concerns about the Global Fund’s policies on allocation, co-financing, and transition.
Indian government's poor response may hamper Revised National TB Program (post with simple image)
KOHIMA, NOVEMBER 23: Amidst the growing number of tuberculosis (TB) case findings in the State (Nagaland), the poor response from the government is becoming a cause of concern as it could hamper the programmes undertaken by the Revised National Tuberculosis Programme (RNTCP).
Civil society groups issue appeal to medicines regulators and governments (post with simple image)
Civil society groups appeal to medicines regulators and governments on the occasion of the 17th International Conference of Drug Regulatory Authorities.
Leave no one behind: Stop TB Partnership launches two new briefs on vulnerable groups (post with simple image)
14 December 2016 - Geneva, Switzerland - The Stop TB Partnership today launched two new briefs on TB vulnerable populations, focusing on health care workers, and on PLHIV.
MSF calls on Johnson & Johnson to improve access to bedaquiline (post with simple image)
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) urges Johnson & Johnson to ensure widespread access to bedaquiline for the treatment of multidrug-resistant TB.
Advocates call for the Philippines Food and Drug Administration to register delamanid (post with simple image)
TB advocates encourage the Philippines Food and Drug Administration to approve delamanid, an important treatment option for people with multidrug-resistant TB.
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