‘Science Speaks’ Discusses Global Health Security Conference Session On Impacts Of Drug-Resistant TB

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: Global Health Security 2019: Unmet needs increase worldwide threat of drug-resistant TB
Rabita Aziz, senior global health policy specialist at the Infectious Diseases Society of America, who is covering the Global Health Security conference in Sydney, Australia, taking place from June 18-20, highlights discussion from “a session devoted to the impacts of drug-resistant TB on collective global security against infectious disease threats, including antimicrobial resistance.” Aziz highlights remarks from several experts and writes, “To successfully combat the threat drug-resistant TB poses to global health security, tuberculosis responses need to put people at the center and tailor interventions to affected peoples’ rights and needs” (6/18).