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An Opportunity to End Two of the World's Deadliest Infectious Diseases: TB and HIV Img
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An Opportunity to End Two of the World's Deadliest Infectious Diseases: TB and HIV

As world leaders come together at the United Nations in New York this week, "the world has the opportunity to set some bold actionable targets to end two of the world's leading infectious killers."

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HIV and Tuberculosis (TB)

Key PointsTuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by bacteria that spread in the air. TB can spread from person to person.Once in the body, TB can be inactive or active. Inactive TB is called latent TB. Active TB is called TB disease.TB usually affects...

An Overview of Rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane) Img

An Overview of Rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane)

Other Names: RIF, Rifadin, Rimactane Drug Class: Opportunistic Infections and Coinfections

What Is Rifampin?

Rifampin is an antibacterial prescription medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of Tuberculosi...

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An Overview of Isoniazid (INH, Nydrazid)

What Is Isoniazid?

Isoniazid is an antibacterial prescription medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the prevention and treatment of Tuberculosis (TB). TB is an opportunistic Infection of HIV. An opportunistic infection...

UNAIDS Warns That Countries Will Miss the 2020 Target of Reducing HIV-Associated TB Deaths by 75% Unless Urgent Action Is Taken Img
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UNAIDS Warns That Countries Will Miss the 2020 Target of Reducing HIV-Associated TB Deaths by 75% Unless Urgent Action Is Taken

On World Tuberculosis Day, UNAIDS is urging countries to do much more to reduce the number of tuberculosis deaths among people living with HIV.

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HIV and Tuberculosis

Fast FactsPeople with latent TB infection are at much higher risk for progressing to active TB disease if they also have HIV.All people with newly diagnosed HIV should be tested for TB infection.Among people with TB who had an HIV test, the percentag...

Science and Solidarity: Using Human Rights to Strengthen TB Research and Access Img
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Science and Solidarity: Using Human Rights to Strengthen TB Research and Access

"What are the consequences of limited funding for human rights? It limits the equity proposition of TB research from the outset," Mike Frick writes. "It also means that compromise is woven into the fabric of TB research itself."

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Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS

Get important information about different forms of TB, TB treatment, TB in people living with HIV, TB in pregnancy, and more.

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TB Advocates Push Back Against Language of Stigma and Criminalization

When it comes to stigma, TB paved the way well before HIV came on the scene. Over a million people worldwide have both HIV and TB. Now, TB advocates have scored a major victory against stigmatizing language.

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Questions and Answers About Tuberculosis (TB)

Questions and Answers About Tuberculosis (TB) was written to provide information on the diagnosis and treatment of TB infection and TB disease for persons who do not have a medical background. Key audiences for this booklet are persons with or at ris...