Items tagged with TB CAB
Global TB Community Advisory Board Documents (catalogue)
These are documents that members of the Global TB Community Advisory Board have uploaded to the site because they might be of interest to the Board.
The opinions expressed in documents in this category are not necessarily endorsed by the Global TB Community Advisory Board.
TB CAB, TAG open letter to Cepheid (post with simple image)
Re: GeneXpert machine and Xpert MTB/RIF cartridge pricing, extended warranties and business in Russia and the People’s Republic of China
GeneXpert use still hobbled by high pricing, Treatment Action Group, TB Community Advisory Board say (post with simple image)
Letter to Cepheid cites continued cost of machines, Russia, China cartridge costs of five to six times negotiated price, and more.
The evolving role of advocacy in tuberculosis (post with simple image)
Tuberculosis advocacy has changed the disease from a silent epidemic to one with many voices that seek increased political will and investment in research.
TB CAB open letter to Kochon Foundation, Stop TB Partnership and Kochon Prize Selection Committee (post with simple image)
Re: Ensuring the fair administration of the Kochon Prize
Letter from community groups to regulators regarding bedaquiline phase III trial design (post with simple image)
Several community groups express concerns regarding the STREAM stage II trial design for bedaquiline approval.
South Africa: DR-TB patients, activists demand registering generic linezolid (post with simple image)
A letter, signed by over 100 clinicians, organisations and patients with DR-TB, demands the immediate registration of a generic version of linezolid in South Africa, which has been under a significantly delayed fast-track review process since May 2013.
Open letter to South African Medical Schemes re: covering linezolid (post with simple image)
Several organizations and individuals working on TB are concerned that some medical schemes may be refusing to cover the cost of linezolid for drug-resistant tuberculosis.
Presenting the new and improved TBOnline.info – your source for TB news! (post with simple image)
We are pleased to announce the completed renovation of TB Online – a website for activists, patients, healthcare workers, and researchers to learn more about tuberculosis (TB).
Real engagement with communities (post with simple image)
The affected communities should no longer be passive recipients of care but valuable partners with decision-making power in choices and policies that affect them.
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