Items tagged with Pediatrics

Statement on the use of child-friendly fixed-dose combinations for the treatment of TB in children (post with simple image)

WHO and UNICEF issue joint statement on the use of child-friendly fixed-dose combinations for the treatment of TB in children.

Ukraine calls for all children affected with TB to receive the appropriate diagnosis, treatment, care and support (post with simple image)

1st June, 2017, Ukraine - Today we celebrate International Children’s Day and it’s time to think of the one million children who are suffering with or are affected by TB and TB/HIV. Many children who live with parents, guardians and others who have confirmed TB do not receive preventive therapy. Many more thousands are sick with TB and do not have access to proper diagnosis or treatment, and 200,000 children's lives are taken annually by TB – an unacceptable tragedy for a curable disease.

WHO updates Essential Medicines List (post with simple image)

WHO updates Essential Medicines List with new advice on use of antibiotics and adds medicines for TB.

Change the Game: An agenda for action on childhood TB (post with simple image)

UNICEF releases a brochure presenting key facts and figures about childhood TB as well as an agenda to end the disease in children worldwide.

New report exposes silent epidemic of child TB (post with simple image)

The Union releases a report, Silent Epidemic: A Call to Action Against Child Tuberculosis, calling for urgent action to protect children from TB.

Advocates call for policies to support all-oral regimens for children with drug-resistant TB (post with simple image)

Advocates release recommendations for injectable-free regimens for children under the age of 12 years.

Urgent need to register essential medicines for the treatment and prevention of TB in South Africa (post with simple image)

Advocates request that the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority expedite registration of essential medicines for the treatment and prevention of TB in South Africa.

New roadmap to end child and adolescent TB deaths (post with simple image)

A new action plan outlines measures to prevent and treat TB in children and adolescents.

TAG’s 2019 Pipeline Report: Pediatric TB section released (post with simple image)

The section provides an overview of research and development of innovations for diagnosing, preventing, treating TB in children.

SHINE trial on shorter treatment for children with minimal TB (post with simple image)

TB treatment can be shortened from six to four months in 80% of children.

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