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WHO issues ethics guidance to protect rights of TB patients - World Health Organization

New tuberculosis (TB) ethics guidance, launched today by the World Health Organization (WHO), aims to help ensure that countries implementing the End TB Strategy adhere to sound ethical standards to protect the rights of all those affected. TB, the ...and more »

PLOS Tuberculosis Channel – Meet the Editors - PLoS Blogs (blog)

Today, World TB Day, sees the launch of the PLOS Tuberculosis Channel. Channels are resources for communities: a single destination that features curated content selected from PLOS journals as well as the broader literature, supplemented by commentary ...and more »

Think Tuberculosis Is a Thing of the Past in Canada? Think Again - TheTyee.ca

Tuberculosis kills more people than any other infectious disease on the planet. Nevertheless, TB is not high on the lists of health concerns of most Canadians. While it cut a wide swath through the population a century ago, rising standards of living ...and more »

Want to end TB? Diagnose and treat all forms of the disease - The Conversation US

Tuberculosis should be a specter of the past, something only our great-grandparents feared and died of. Alas, although almost all cases of TB today are both preventable and treatable, several different strains and manifestations of the disease still ...and more »

World TB Day 2018: Can tuberculosis be cured? - TheHealthSite

One of the most common queries on TB answered by an expert to spread awareness about TB this World Tuberculosis Day! Bhavyajyoti Chilukoti | Updated: March 13, 2018 10:39 am. 0 Shares. Facebook share · Twitter share · Share on Google+ · Share on ...and more »

No time to lose - UNDP (blog)

24 Mar 2017 by Mandeep Dhaliwal, Director, HIV, Health and Development Group, UNDP. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Email Share to More. Every 18 seconds, someone dies of tuberculosis (TB).and more »

World TB Day: How Budget Cuts Threaten Progress In Tuberculosis Globally - Forbes

There's not been much good news in the world of tuberculosis, which has a devastating toll, especially in less wealthy countries. This year, for World TB Day, it's great to report bits of progress, especially from the EndTB partnership. EndTB members ...and more »

Global rise of multidrug resistant tuberculosis threatens to derail decades of progress - Science Daily

Date: March 23, 2017; Source: The Lancet; Summary: The rise of multidrug-resistant (MDR) and extensively drug-resistant (XDR) tuberculosis (TB) threatens to derail decades of progress in controlling the disease, according to a new report. Share:.and more »

Drug-resistant TB a concern - The Hindu

In connection with World Tuberculosis (TB) Day on Friday, a candlelight vigil was organised at India Gate, paying tribute to the nearly 5 lakh patients who succumbed to the disease last year. The tuberculosis epidemic affects 28 lakh Indians; another ...and more »

Nine Lives: Indian women with tuberculosis speak out - BBC News

India is the tuberculosis (TB) capital of the world. According to the World Health Organization, the country records 2.8 million new tuberculosis cases annually, of which more than 100,000 are multidrug resistant (MDR). The disease kills 485,000 ...and more »