WHO's new End TB Strategy

The strategy has a vision of making the world free of tuberculosis, with zero deaths, disease, and suffering due to the disease.

Read More →

South Africa: 5,000 people and Johnny Clegg call for action on TB -- “We die of TB!”

On World TB Day, 5,000 members of the Treatment Action Campaign, partner organisations, health professionals and responsible citizens marched to Parliament in Cape Town demanding that MPs get tested for TB, and that Parliament holds government departments to account on TB.

Read More →

ECDC: Tuberculosis in Europe: from passive control to active elimination – high- and low-incidence countries

This four-page evidence brief provides an overview of tuberculosis control and elimination efforts in the EU/EEA, with a particular focus on the epidemiological differences between high- and low-incidence countries.

Read More →

Open Letter to WHO: Time to report preventive TB therapy for children

On World TB Day, members of the global childhood TB community sent an open letter to the World Health Organization requesting they include the number of children under the age of five and the number of children with HIV started on preventive TB therapy in the annual Global Tuberculosis Report by 2016.

Read More →

Testing and treating the missing millions with tuberculosis

Writing in observation of World Tuberculosis Day 2015, for which the Stop TB Partnership has established the theme "Reach, Treat, Cure Everyone," Madhukar Pai and Puneet Dewan call on national TB programs to retool in order to meet the ambitious goal of ending TB by 2035.

Read More →

World TB Day statement from the Executive Secretary of the Stop TB Partnership: The courage of saving lives

In an unprecedented national effort, the Deputy President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa and the Minister of Health Dr Aaron Motsoaledi today launched the country's biggest ever TB screening campaign that will be rolled-out over five years.

Read More →

International Journal of Infectious Diseases marks World TB Day 2015 with publication of Special Issue

To mark World TB Day, March 24, 2015, the International Journal of Infectious Diseases is publishing a Special Issue that will help raise awareness about the burden of tuberculosis and present a collection of articles by some of the world’s most noted researchers and clinicians. The articles present recent successes and future challenges in the quest to eliminate TB from the planet.

Read More →

MSF urges EU Health Commissioner and EU Health Ministers not to skip critical regional Ministerial conference on TB next week

Lack of political commitment will jeopardize momentum for stronger TB action across the region.

Read More →

TB Europe Coalition: Europe cannot afford inaction on tuberculosis

A new report by the TB Europe Coalition, “After Aid: What is next for TB and HIV in Europe”, illustrates the potentially devastating impact of donor withdrawal on a range of countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, where the tuberculosis and HIV epidemics are still problematic.

Read More →

ECDC: Expert Opinion on the introduction of new drugs for tuberculosis control in the EU/EEA

​This Expert Opinion outlines some pre-conditions that are considered to be essential at the national level prior to the use of new drugs for the treatment of tuberculosis, as well as specific conditions needed in order to successfully implement new TB drugs/regimens. 

Read More →

Page 1 of 54 · Total posts: 10

1 2 Last→