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2018 Mid-Year Update from WGND

As the global TB drug development community pushes forward to find new drug candidates and develop novel regimens to combat the TB epidemic, we'd like to highlight some updates in the field, WGND activities, and upcoming events in 2018. 

Upcoming Events in 2018: 

  • UN General Assembly holding high-level meeting on TB to take place 26 September 2018
  • 2018 WGND Annual Meeting is being planned to occur the week of October 23rd in The Hague, Netherlands. Further details will be disseminated soon.
More News
2 Oct 2018
The first ever U.N. General Assembly’s high-level meeting (UNHLM) on tuberculosis took place on Wednesday, September 26 in New York City. The U.N. delegation of countries agreed to ambitious targets including a commitment to finding 40 million undiagnosed cases of TB by the end of 2022 and...
18 Sep 2018
In an article written by Lucica Ditiu, Executive Director, Stop TB Partnership, and Jacqueline Huh, Head, Strategic Initiatives & Innovative Financing, Stop TB, the 'valleys of death' that hold back TB new tools innovation are discussed. These two valleys occur between new tool development and...
21 May 2018
Bloomberg News reported this week on how world leaders can be successful in ending TB by 2030 and the demographics that TB affects most. One article discusses multi-drug and extensive drug resistant patients as well as challenges, funding needs, and the needs for new tools to defeat TB. The other...