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Blog Posts Highlight Efforts On TB Prevention, Treatment, R&D

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Senators call on White House for bold TB Action Plan
Rabita Aziz, policy research coordinator for the Center for Global Health Policy, notes, “With the deadline for submitting a national action plan to combat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis quickly approaching, a group of Senators has sent a letter to the White House applauding the Obama administration on taking steps to combat the disease that kills more than 4,000 people every day…” (8/13).

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Tuberculosis R&D “grossly insufficient,” according to new report
Rabita Aziz, policy research coordinator for the Center for Global Health Policy, discusses a new report from the Treatment Action Group showing TB research and development funding, at $255 million annually, “is currently just one-third of the annual target set by the Global Plan to Stop TB 2011-2015…” (8/11).