Items tagged with HIV coinfection

SADC must unite to defeat scourge of TB: Motsoaledi (post with simple image)

Plans to implement screening programmes and regional treatment initiatives to combat tuberculosis with the same fervour as HIV/Aids are in the pipeline, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said.

ERS/WHO TB Consilium on difficult-to-treat TB and TB/HIV cases (post with simple image)

If are you a physician dealing with complex M/XDR-TB, TB/HIV and other difficult-to-treat TB cases, the ERS/WHO TB Consilium can help you to manage them, free of charge.

India fights a tougher TB (post with simple image)

TB remains the deadliest infectious disease in the country with two deaths every three minutes.

CAfGEN receives $3 million grant to study progression of TB and HIV (post with simple image)

The Consortium for African Genomics Network (CAfGEN), made up of University of Botswana, Makerere University, Baylor College of Medicine, Baylor Uganda Children’s Foundation and the Botswana-Baylor Children’s Clinical Centre of Excellence, has been awarded a $3.0 million three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health of the United States of America to study the genetic factors that affect the progression of TB and HIV in sub-Saharan Africa.

ECDC: Tuberculosis cases down by 6% but only 1 in 3 MDR TB patients finishes treatment successfully (post with simple image)

New surveillance data published by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and the WHO Regional Office for Europe ahead of World Tuberculosis Day.

CROI 2014: New drugs, novel combos top tuberculosis news at conference (post with simple image)

With increased TB activism and research into new treatments, preventive therapies, and diagnostics, the space devoted to TB at CROI has increased substantially.

UNAIDS calls for earlier access to HIV and TB testing and treatment services (post with simple image)

UNAIDS is calling for an innovative, integrated effort to prevent HIV and TB - working together to increase resources and reach everyone living with HIV with key TB prevention interventions.

TB still major health concern in Indonesia (post with simple image)

Yulinda Santosa was talking enthusiastically to some people in the room. She was eloquent, cheerful and seemed perfectly healthy. It’s hard to believe that until last year she was still suffering from a serious illness that nearly killed her and forced her to put her life on hold for years.

South Africans living longer but drug-resistant TB a threat (post with simple image)

Two government reports published in March show that the nation’s health is improving dramatically, but more people are getting sick from forms of tuberculosis that are difficult to treat.

Return of the 'White Plague': Fears over the rise of 'incurable' TB (post with simple image)

"The disease has reached a public health emergency in South Africa. We treat 8,000 cases of resistance a year and now a chunk of those have developed resistance beyond XDR-TB - incurable TB."

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