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Opinion Pieces Recognize World TB Day

Huffington Post: No Time To Lose Mandeep Dhaliwal, director of UNDP’s HIV, Health and Development Group at the Bureau of Policy and Programme Support “…Since the release of the report of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law, UNDP — in collaboration with governments, civil society, [and] other U.N.…

USAID Supports Expansion Of Burma’s TB Detection Capabilities

Medium: How Heroes are Fighting Tuberculosis in Burma  –  and Winning Matt Grieger, deputy team leader for outreach and communications in USAID’s Asia Bureau, discusses USAID’s efforts to address TB in Burma, including how the agency is helping the country’s government expand its TB detection capabilities (3/21).

In CSIS Podcast, U.N. Special Envoy Eric Goosby Discusses Roles Of U.S. Leadership, International Diplomacy In Addressing Global TB

Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Take as Directed”: U.N. Special Envoy on Tuberculosis Eric Goosby on Global Fight against TB Audrey Jackson, senior fellow with the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, speaks with Eric Goosby, U.N. special envoy on TB, about the importance of continued U.S. leadership in addressing TB…

PLOS Launches Tuberculosis Channel Featuring Research, News Articles For Various Stakeholders

PLOS Blogs’ “Speaking of Medicine”: Announcing the PLOS Tuberculosis Channel Soumya Swaminathan, secretary of the Department of Health Research in India’s Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and director general of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), and Madhukar Pai, Canada research chair in epidemiology and global health at…

New Issue Of ‘Global Fund News Flash’ Available Online

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Global Fund News Flash The latest issue of the Global Fund News Flash features articles recognizing World TB Day, as well as a video on how community-based organizations in Senegal “are stepping up a campaign to find missing TB cases” (3/24).

‘Science Speaks’ Posts Highlight World TB Day, NIH’s TB Portals Program

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: We’re reading about tuberculosis, and why one day a year is not enough Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” recognizes World Tuberculosis Day (March 24) and highlights several recently published pieces on the disease (3/24). Center for Global Health Policy’s…

NIH Releases Statement Recognizing World TB Day

National Institutes of Health: NIH Statement on World Tuberculosis Day In this statement marking World TB Day, Anthony S. Fauci, director of the NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID); Richard Hafner, chief of the TB Clinical Research Branch in the NIAID Division of AIDS; and Christine F.…

New TB Drugs Risk Becoming Ineffective If Misused, Lancet Report Warns

CIDRAP News: Report warns of rise in drug-resistant tuberculosis “A new report warns that some of the incremental progress made in the global fight against tuberculosis (TB) could be lost with the emergence and spread of drug-resistant strains of the disease…” (Dall, 3/23). Humanosphere: Emerging epidemic of multidrug-resistant TB ‘threatens…

News Outlets Examine Efforts To Prevent, Treat TB In Southeast Asian Nations

CNN: What happens when health care is scarce and TB rates are high “…TB is now the leading cause of death by an infectious disease, globally, and Cambodia has among the highest rates in the world, with 380 people estimated to be infected per 100,000 in the population in 2015.…

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