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

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."

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

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.

By UNAIDS
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Nepal: Campaign to Curb TB Infection Among HIV Infected Launched

The government of Nepal recently began a national campaign to prevent persons with HIV infection from contracting TB by distributing isoniazid, an anti-tuberculosis drug, to HIV-infected persons. The program began at the Western Regional Hospital, in...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network
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Tools for TB Advocacy

TAG Launches TB Advocacy Toolkit

TAG has launched the first module of the TB Activist Toolkit. This first module, TB Basics, provides activists with fundamental information about tuberculosis that can strengthen advocacy and scientific literacy arou...

By Treatment Action Group
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Tuberculosis: New Drug Class Investigated Through Public-Private Partnership

A June 21 press release from the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) described a collaboration between government and industry which produced an experimental drug candidate which may be the first new kind of tuberculosi...

By AIDS Treatment News