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CDC: Domestic TB data shows need to expand screening, testing, treatment reach

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report finds newly discovered tuberculosis higher among foreign-born with more than 10 years in United States than among more recent arrivals With a drop in the numbers of new tuberculosis patients between 2015 and 2016, TB incidence in the U.S. is once again going in the right direction, […]

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Adding up tolls of drug resistance, threats to research and hurdles to progress, TB survivors, scientists and advocates gather on Capitol Hill

“We’re not here because tuberculosis is like the common cold and makes you feel bad, we’re here because TB kills people” Washington, DC – From a six-year-old girl who came home to the U.S. sick after a visit to her grandparents in India, and from a long-distance runner from Peru, an audience on Capitol Hill […]

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In wake of proposed cuts, physician scientists present HIV, TB research, response, results

A few days after the White House released an outline of budget priorities, that included a nearly 20 percent cut to medical research funding, and elimination of the global health study supporting Fogarty International Center, four physician scientists who have dedicated their careers to fighting HIV and tuberculosis came to Capitol Hill to talk about […]

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We’re reading about the Fogarty Center, after the Trump budget outline targets the half-century-old NIH international research arm for elimination

Profile: NIH’s Fogarty International Center – A couple of years ago, this article in The Lancet described the widening scope and increasing impact of the U.S. National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center, since it began to support medical training and research in 1968. “This concept of investing in training outstanding young investigators, both U.S. and […]

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HIV

Rural Cameroon study indicates need to double HIV treatment success, monitor outcomes in west, central Africa to control epidemic

Researchers cite critical need for stronger capacities in remote areas to find treatment resistance, failure The numbers of people who are receiving antiretroviral treatment HIV in remote […]

Tuberculosis

CDC: Domestic TB data shows need to expand screening, testing, treatment reach

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report finds newly discovered tuberculosis higher among foreign-born with more than 10 years in United States than among more […]

Research & Development

WHO calls for list of essential diagnostics

Last June, a Perspective piece in the New England Journal of Medicine noted the critical place that the World Health Organization’s list of Essential Medicines had […]

Policy

In wake of proposed cuts, physician scientists present HIV, TB research, response, results

A few days after the White House released an outline of budget priorities, that included a nearly 20 percent cut to medical research funding, and elimination […]