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22 Nov 2010
2010 Annual Meeting Following the guest speakers ( click here to view that recap ), several representatives from companies conducting clinical trials of TB drug candidates presented brief updates on progress made in the clinical development of their candidates. Click the presentation name to...
22 Nov 2010
2010 Annual Meeting Co-chairs of WGND, Mel Spigelmen and Bill Bishai opened the annual meeting by welcoming the attendees and briefly reviewing the agenda for the meeting. There were several guest speakers that presented on various topics including the website, community engagement, open source...
10 Nov 2010
WHO 2010 TB Control Report 11 November 2010 – The World Health Organizaton today issued its most comprehensive report ever on the progress being made in combating the tuberculosis (TB) epidemic. The publication contains the very latest data, and for the first time also includes online profiles from...
1 Jul 2010
Published by the WHO here: http://www.searo.who.int/en/Section10/Section2097/Section2106_10681.htm An online mini-series on TB and children is viewable here: http://stoptb.citizen-news.org/2010/07/online-discussion-mini-series-tb-and.html Over 250,000 children develop TB and 100,000 children will...
19 Apr 2010
World Health Organization The World Health Organization’s Stop TB Department has published the fourth edition of Treatment of Tuberculosis: Guidelines. The guidelines contain a number of new recommendations, including a call to discontinue regimens based on just two months of rifampicin (2HRZE/6HE...
22 Mar 2010
worldTBday.org This Wednesday, March 24 th , is World TB Day. With 1.7 million people dying every year and one-third of the world infected, the time to act is now! Follow the day’s events at http://www.WorldTBDay.org . State-by-state activities can also be found at the CDC’s website by clicking...
18 Mar 2010
World Health Organization 18 MARCH 2010 | GENEVA | WASHINGTON DC — In some areas of the world, one in four people with tuberculosis (TB) becomes ill with a form of the disease that can no longer be treated with standard drugs regimens, a World Health Organization (WHO) report says. For example, 28...
10 Feb 2010
Dr. Mario Raviglione Never before in the recent history of tuberculosis research have we been so close to seeing the arrival of new drug breakthroughs that could help reshape the course of TB care and control in a direct and positive way. WHO is fully supportive of the impressive efforts and...

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