Items tagged with HIV coinfection
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.
Multi-disease testing offers new ways to streamline disease management, Unitaid report says (post with simple image)
Geneva, 1 February 2018 – Innovators are responding to the world’s growing co-infection crisis by developing devices that can quickly, accurately diagnose multiple diseases at a time.
TAGline Spring 2018: Bend the curves (post with simple image)
Treatment Action Group releases the spring issue of TAGline, Bend the curves: Activism and the elimination of HIV, HCV, and TB.
Advocates call on PEPFAR to ensure TB-LAM testing in 2018 COPs (post with simple image)
Advocates urge PEPFAR to ensure that 2018 Country Operating Plans for all high TB/HIV burden countries include TB-LAM testing.
Activists call on countries and donors to immediately scale up use of life-saving TB LAM test (post with simple image)
Provocative distribution of yellow lemonade in urine collection cups calls attention to need for this simple, urine-based test.
2018 TAG Pipeline Report (post with simple image)
TAG’s annual Pipeline Report: Promising new HIV, TB & HCV drugs and diagnostics.
Let’s focus: CALL TO ACTION ON TB/HIV launched at TB/IAS in Amsterdam (post with simple image)
27 July 2018 I Geneva, Switzerland - TB 2018 was held ahead of the 22nd International AIDS Conference, AIDS 2018. TB 2018 was co-hosted by the International AIDS Society, the Stop TB Partnership and USAID. It was well-attended with eminent speakers including His Excellency, Aaron Motsoaledi (South African Health Minister and Chair of Stop TB Partnership), His Excellency Yusuf Shaikh (Federal Minister of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination, Pakistan), William Steiger (Chief of Staff of USAID), Eric Goosby (UN Special Envoy on TB), Yogan Pillay (Deputy Director-General for Health in South Africa), Peter Sands (Executive Director of Global Fund), Soumya Swaminathan (Deputy Director General of WHO) and a number of TB survivors.
Blessina Kumar's speech at AIDS 2018 (post with simple image)
Blessina Kumar's speech delivered at the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 27 July 2018.
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