Run4TB

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...

Recently, WACI Health led diverse South African stakeholders in the TB community, including representatives of civil society, the private sector, TB-affected communities, and other constituencies, developed a set of key asks proposing specific commitments and targets for the draft political declaration of the High-Level Meeting. This comes at a time...

– Results of TAC survey of 207 public clinics shows TB infection control still falling short.        – Government must urgently conduct an infection control audit of all public facilities JOHANNESBURG, 19th MARCH 2018 – In the run up to World Tuberculosis (TB) Day on 24 March 2018, the Treatment...

WHO TB Report

WHO has published a global TB report every year since 1997. The main aim of the report is to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease at global, regional and country levels. This is done in...

Contact: Carol Nawina: carolnawina@gmail.com  + 260 97 7960043 Rosemary Mburu: rosemary@wacihealth.org  +254 711 308858 Emmanuel Etim: info@africahealthplatform.org + 251 912 623 935   Drug Resistant TB: Time to Act is now Tuberculosis is killing more people than any other infectious disease; close to two million people died from TB last year. The rise...

By Stephen Mule This year, the two deadliest infectious diseases traded places. The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that tuberculosis had overtaken HIV, as the deadliest infectious disease globally. The WHO report, released in October, estimated that there were almost 10 million new cases of TB in 2015. The disease...

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