HIV i-Base and Treatment Action Group (TAG) called on global and national leaders, research sponsors, and regulatory authorities to work together to make the best HIV, HCV, and TB drugs, diagnostics, and vaccines accessible as fast as possible, according to a report released today at the 7th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
MSF Scientific Day is a unique opportunity to showcase medical and scientific research carried out in MSF programmes around the world. Presenting and debating the findings from our research is vital to improve the quality of our humanitarian programmes. There will be several topic s on tuberculosis.
The week of November 12th was exciting with the 43rd Union World Conference, the WGND Annual Meeting (will be posting presentations soon), and the Stop TB Coordinating Board Meeting. Included are some news highlights and a listing of webcasts of interesting and presentations relevant for TB drug development and research.
The Africa Coalition on Tuberculosis (ACT!) kicked off activities at a week-long planning meeting in June in Tirano, Italy. ACT!’s mission is to value and consolidate the power within communities throughout Africa to end the injustice of TB, a curable disease from which millions of our people suffer and die each year. Albert Makone, Community Representative for the Working Group on New TB Drugs, is a member of ACT!.