Items tagged with Drug-resistant TB

Tuberculosis: The cornerstone of the AMR threat (post with simple image)

"Tackling TB and drug-resistant TB must be at the heart of any global action against antimicrobial resistance."

Phase III clinical trial results at the 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health: Implications for the field (post with simple image)

Preliminary results from two phase III drug-resistant TB (DR-TB) clinical trials were presented at the 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health: stage 1 of the STREAM trial and the Otsuka 213 delamanid trial.

Support 'My Patient's Choice' pledge (post with simple image)

A carer’s pledge to offer patients an informed choice between a novel drug or an injectable drug for the treatment of MDR-TB.

WHO position statement on the use of delamanid for MDR-TB (post with simple image)

The World Health Organization issues a position statement on the use of delamanid for multidrug-resistant TB following an expedited review of phase III clinical trial results.

Advocates call on WHO to consolidate and revise its guidance regarding the treatment for MDR-TB (post with simple image)

TB CAB issues a position statement on the use of bedaquiline as part of the preferred regimen for MDR-TB.

Giorgia Sulis: Delamanid — a broken dream for patients with MDR-TB? (post with simple image)

When the new TB drug delamanid was approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in 2013, it was one of only two new drugs approved for the treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in more than 40 years. Preliminary findings suggested that this new drug could have a promising role for treatment when used with an optimised background regimen (OBR)—results that led to the World Health Organization (WHO) conditionally endorsing the drug in 2014 and providing interim policy guidance.

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