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Agence France-Presse: In South Sudan, illness is as deadly as war (4/19). Borgen Magazine: Positive Deviance: A Solution for Malnutrition in Vietnam? (Newsome, 4/18). Health24: Common contraceptive could raise TB risk, study finds (4/18). Inter Press Service: Egypt’s Food Challenge: a Good Effort but Not Enough (Srour, 4/18). The Lancet:…

Global Health Diplomacy, Multi-Sectoral Cooperation Essential To Ending TB Epidemic

The Lancet Global Health: Leveraging health diplomacy to end the tuberculosis epidemic Michael Reid, assistant professor, and Eric Goosby, professor, both in the Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF); and Sebastian Kevany, research data analyst, all at the Institute for…

Media Outlets Examine Barriers To TB R&D, Access To Treatment

Devex: Will new TB treatments reach those who need them most? “Pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline is pursuing new treatments for tuberculosis but insists it will need support from governments and funding agencies if it is to get them to patients in lower-income countries, the head of its global health unit, David…

Technological Innovations Could ‘Revolutionize’ TB Care, Help Achieve ‘TB-Free World’

Devex: Opinion: The impact of the technology revolution on tuberculosis Michael Reid, assistant professor of medicine in the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and researcher at the UCSF Center for Global Health Diplomacy and Delivery “…There is … rising optimism that available technological innovations…

More News In Global Health

Borgen Magazine: Global Emphasis on Vaccination (Tasneem, 3/28). Devex: New framework to get the localization balance right (Cornish, 3/29). Los Angeles Times: Using genetics to try to figure out how to get mosquitoes to stop biting us (Netburn, 3/28). The Telegraph: The migrants plucked from the sea, only to face…

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Associated Press: U.N. Officials: 13 Million in Congo Need Aid in Major Increase (Lederer, 3/25). Devex: Q&A: Henrietta Fore on driving change at legacy institutions (Kumar, 3/27). PBS NewsHour: Can new medications shift the battle against drug-resistant TB? (Hellerman/Tobias, 3/26). U.N. News: 10 million Yemenis ‘one step away from famine,’…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Improving TB Prevention, Diagnostic, Treatment Tools

Global Health NOW: How Surgery Could Help End Tuberculosis Sebastian Shu, physician from Cayetano Heredia University in Peru and research associate at the Program on Global Surgery and Social Change at Harvard Medical School “Surgery might not immediately come to mind as a solution in the fight to end tuberculosis.…

More News In Global Health

Devex: Building tuberculosis awareness in low-risk countries (Cornish, 3/25). The Guardian: Children’s chances of surviving cancer less than 30% in poor nations — study (Hodal, 3/26). SciDev.Net: ‘Anti-HIV drug can help reduce TB incidence’ (Baltasar, 3/25).

‘Science Speaks’ Highlights Recent TB-Related Releases

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: What we’re reading: It is past time to end the impacts of tuberculosis Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer at “Science Speaks,” highlights two recent pieces on tuberculosis, including an article on a woman’s experience with TB in India and the Lancet Commission report on TB (3/25).