Items tagged with HIV coinfection
Message on World AIDS Day: Ending AIDS together (post with simple image)
01 December 2016, Geneva, Switzerland - Today is World AIDS Day, it is a moment for us to reflect on the amazing achievements we have made and the millions of lives that were saved, but also on the future needs if we want to END AIDS by 2030. On this World AIDS Day, I have just two statements to make:
Advocates call on PEPFAR to roll out LAM test (post with simple image)
TB advocates urge PEPFAR to provide immediate access to the LAM test for TB diagnosis in HIV-positive people with advanced immunosuppression.
TAG condemns murderous White House-proposed 2018 budget cuts for health and research (post with simple image)
The full disclosure of President Trump's FY18 budget reaffirms the current administration's intention of scaling-back critical progress in programs and research made in the fight against HIV/AIDS, TB and HCV.
WHO advises on the use of multidisease testing devices for TB, HIV and hepatitis (post with simple image)
A new document provides a strategic overview of key implementation considerations for diagnostic integration using testing devices for TB, HIV and viral hepatitis.
2017 TAG Pipeline Report (post with simple image)
TAG’s annual Pipeline Report: Promising new HIV, TB & HCV drugs and diagnostics.
MSF sounds alarm over high numbers of people dying with AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa (post with simple image)
Global attention needed to prevent and treat AIDS in antiretroviral era, with 50% of hospital admissions in MSF hospitals already on treatment and showing clinical signs of failure; TB and cryptococcal meningitis remain HIV patients’ primary comorbidities.
Advocates call on Kenyan DLTLD to adopt new TB test (post with simple image)
TB advocates urge the Kenyan Division of Leprosy, Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (DLTLD) to introduce a new, simple, and rapid TB test, TB LAM, which detects TB antigens in urine, and is an important tool for detecting TB in certain populations living with HIV.
An Activist's Guide to the TB LAM Test (post with simple image)
The guide provides important messaging and strategies to support advocacy and activism for access to LAM testing, the only point-of-care TB diagnostic test overall that has a proven impact on reducing TB deaths in people with HIV.
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