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‘Science Speaks’ Reports On Sessions At 47th Union World Conference On Lung Health

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health: Even ‘free’ TB treatment can come with catastrophic costs
Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” reports from the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health and highlights a panel discussion in which participants discussed the global financial impacts of tuberculosis (10/26).

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health: Final data backs early findings, WHO recommendations, showing shorter MDR-TB treatment course working better
Barton reports on a panel discussion during which researchers presented results from a study conducted in nine African countries that support WHO recommendations to adopt “shorter, more effective, and potentially less damaging treatment for TB that is resistant to more than one first line treatment” (10/26).