BARCELONA, Spain – At a symposium on Thursday on the intersection between tuberculosis and maternal and infant health, Adrie Bekker presented disturbing findings from a study looking at outcomes for pregnant women with tuberculosis presenting for care at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. Over the course of a year, 74 maternal tuberculosis cases […]More »
“When we say relationship, we mean relationship,” Professor Linda-Gail Bekker said today. “It’s not like the relationship with your banker, it’s like the relationship with your mother.” It includes doing the wash, minding the kids, calling before the holidays with reminders to make sure to stay in touch . . . “Whatever it takes to get the […]More »
45th Union World Conference on Lung Health: TB kills more people every day than Ebola has killed to date says British MP Nick Herbert
Barcelona, Spain — “TB kills more people every day than Ebola has killed to date,” UK Parliamentarian, Nick Herbert said in a plenary address at the Union Conference on Wednesday. “If this disease had re-emerged in the West, we would now have a vaccine and better drugs,” said the man who formed an all-party parliamentary […]More »
BARCELONA, Spain — Wrong-headed policies and practices and serious gaps in care for drug resistant TB are fueling a worldwide public health crisis, said Médecins Sans Frontières in a new report, Out of Step, released today at the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health. The report surveys eight countries, India, Uzbekistan, Russian Federation, Myanmar, Brazil, South […]More »
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- The Infectious Diseases Society of America's 49th Annual Meeting.
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- Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Boston.
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- Consortium of Universities for Global Health Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.
- 2009 International AIDS Conference, Cape Town
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UNAIDS plan to “Fast Track” end of AIDS means prioritizing men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, sex workers, transgender people, women and girls
To reach 90/90/90 by 2020, those left invisible and unnamed will have to be recognized and supported, supporters of strategy say Fast Track, the strategy geared […]
BARCELONA, Spain – The opening press conference of the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health highlighted a new report calling for international action against the latest co-epidemic, tuberculosis […]
The U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases will begin human testing of a vaccine candidate to prevent Ebola virus disease at the National Institutes […]
At the end of last May, Dr. William Fischer was immersed in his work as a physician, researcher, and instructor at the University of North Carolina […]