Archive for October 2018

By Sophie Edwards, 26 September 2018 - www.devex.com TBILISI, Georgia — As world leaders gear up for a landmark United Nations meeting on tuberculosis this week, two pivotal trials in the small Eurasian country of Georgia are promising to break new ground in the fight against multidrug-resistant TB. July saw the launch...

The United Nations High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis

On 26 September in New York, global leaders gathered at the first ever United Nations High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis. Tuberculosis (TB) knows no boarders – it affects all countries and all age groups! In the latest 2018 Global Tuberculosis Report released by World Health Organisation (WHO), burden of TB is...

South Africa National Tuberculosis Caucus launch

Despite being Africa’s second largest economy, South Africa has over the past five years seen serious economic pressures including political uncertainty and high unemployment levels. Inasmuch as the government has been addressing challenges related to inequality, poverty and access to public services; tuberculosis remains a huge problem! South Africa is...

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