Items tagged with HIV coinfection
Successes in HIV overshadow failures in TB (post with simple image)
In the new world of intensifying budget competition -- flat global health budgets, a widening post-2015 agenda, growing demand to address other non-communicable diseases -- TB is very vulnerable to becoming even more lost.
WHO policy guidance: The use of lateral flow urine lipoarabinomannan assay (LF-LAM) for the diagnosis and screening of active TB in people living with HIV (post with simple image)
The World Health Organization (WHO) has evaluated a new diagnostic test - Alere DetermineTM - a urine lateral flow lipoarabinomannan assay (LF-LAM,) to determine its suitability for use in the screening or diagnosis of tuberculosis disease.
Webinar: Current guidelines and treatment developments for HIV/TB co-infection (post with simple image)
Join the European AIDS Treatment Group for a Webinar on Monday, Dec. 14, 4 to 5 PM. CET to discuss the current HIV/TB co-infection epidemic and treatment guidelines as well as the health products pipeline currently under development.
Tuberculosis: opportunities and challenges for the 90–90–90 targets in HIV-infected children (post with simple image)
TB may be an important barrier to achievement of the 90–90–90 targets, but specific attention to TB care in HIV-infected children may provide important opportunities to enhance the care of both TB and HIV in children.
WHO guidance on integrated care for people who inject drugs (post with simple image)
WHO consolidated guidelines: Integrating collaborative TB and HIV services within a comprehensive package of care for people who inject drugs
Study finds TB urine test saves lives (post with simple image)
Activists call for test to be used in South African public health system.
UN Zero Draft Political Declaration calls for joint action on TB and AIDS (post with simple image)
The Zero Draft 2016 Political Declaration released ahead of the United Nations High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS contains ambitious commitments to put the world on track to end AIDS and TB by 2030.
Call for submissions: TB-HIV Networking zone at AIDS 2016 (post with simple image)
Civil society organisations, advocates, policy makers and delegates planning to attend AIDS 2016 in Durban from 18-22 July 2016 are invited to submit a proposal to host a session in the TB-HIV Networking Zone in the Global Village.
2016 United Nations Political Declaration on Ending AIDS (post with simple image)
A new Political Declaration on Ending AIDS has been adopted by Member States at the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS, held in New York, United States of America, from 8 to 10 June 2016.
Advocates call for the Ministry of Health in Cote d’Ivoire to adopt new TB test (post with simple image)
TB advocates urge the Ministry of Health in Cote d’Ivoire 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.
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