Organized by Global Health Council, NCD Roundtable, Stop TB Partnership, and ACTION May 23 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM CEST Club suisse de la presse – Geneva Press Club 106 Route de Ferney 1202 Geneva, Switzerland MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION Weak health systems that cannot provide a full spectrum of quality care combined with the…

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Organized by New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, NYC Health & Hospitals/Bellevue, and Rutgers Global Tuberculosis Institute March 26 Farkas Auditorium, NYU Langone Medical Center New York, New York MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION (Registration has now closed) In commemoration of World TB Day (March 24),…

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This blog was written by the communications team at TB Alliance as part of Global Health Council’s Member Spotlight Series. Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the discovery and development of better, faster-acting, and affordable tuberculosis drugs that are available to those who need them. TB Alliance is…

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This guest post was written by Jordan Coriza , Media Relations Manager and Content Editor, Management Sciences for Health (MSH). It was originally published on MSH’s website.   HOW HEALTH WORKERS USE TECHNOLOGY TO COMBAT ILLNESS Treatments for diseases like tuberculosis (TB) and HIV are lengthy and complex. Medications need to be taken regularly and for…

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Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the most pressing global health challenges of our time. Despite being preventable and curable, TB kills approximately 250,000 people a year. What’s more, curing TB requires a lengthy treatment period, which is often interrupted by poor access and adherence to therapy. Moreover, multi-drug resistant strains of TB are emerging at alarming rates in several regions across…

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This blog was cross-posted from Action Global Health Advocacy Partnership, and written by David Bryden As a tuberculosis (TB) advocate attending the International AIDS Conference, I am used to TB seeming quite extraneous to the burning issues that animate most activists, leaders and the media attending the meetings. Despite being responsible for 1 in 3 AIDS-related…

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