ACTION: From rhetoric to reality: An analysis of efforts to scale up the response to TB-HIV

A new research report from ACTION global health shows that joint TB-HIV activities are neglected by HIV programs and overwhelmingly carried out by TB programs, and that global guidelines to address TB-HIV have not been prioritized by leading donors and affected countries. 

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HIV i-Base/TAG: 2014 Pipeline Report

Latest annual review on pipeline drugs for adults and children, strategies for cure and prevention for HIV, HCV, TB and vaccine research.

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Fighting tuberculosis: Western myths and Belarusian reality

Research indicates that post-Soviet migrants account for a mere 1.7% of TB incidence across the EU border. Portraying migrants from post-Soviet states as diseased may contribute to their already negative perception in Western Europe and will further strengthen prejudice against this group.

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Outdated approaches fuelling TB in Russia, say NGOs

TB is a major health threat in Russia, where it is the leading infectious disease killer. The country has the highest rates of MDR-TB and XDR-TB in Europe and the third highest in the world. It also has the 11th highest burden of all TB in the world.

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First-ever TB/HIV Networking Zone at AIDS 2014

For the first time, the International AIDS Conference will feature a dedicated hub for discussing the deadly duo of TB/HIV.

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The use of bedaquiline in regimens to treat drug-resistant and drug-susceptible tuberculosis: a perspective from tuberculosis-affected communities

Community voices on bedaquiline's use to treat drug-resistant tuberculosis and future development as a potential treatment for drug-susceptible disease have been largely unheard.

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Incidence of childhood tuberculosis could be 25 percent higher than previous estimates

New estimates indicate that over 650 000 children develop TB every year in the 22 countries with a high burden of the disease - almost 25% higher than the total number of new cases worldwide estimated by WHO in 2012 (530 000).

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Trans-Pacific trade partners must stand against higher medicine prices and take harmful provisions off the negotiating table

MSF warns that higher medicine prices caused by harmful new rules in the TPP trade pact will disproportionally affect the poorest populations across all countries in the pact: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, United States, and Vietnam.

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For patients waiting for XDR-TB treatment in Romania, someday never comes

For Romanians with XDR-TB, except for the lucky few who get on a bus or a plane and become medical refugees, throwing themselves at the mercy of other European countries, someday never comes.

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WHO targets elimination of TB in over 30 countries

WHO and the European Respiratory Society present a new framework to eliminate tuberculosis in countries with low levels of the disease.

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