Daily Archives: March 23, 2010

World TB Day Briefing Will Shine New Light on Epidemic

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Tomorrow is World TB Day—and the halfway point for the Global Plan to Stop TB. What better time to learn about the latest TB research and the most innovative approaches to combating combat this ancient deadly epidemic? Those items will be on the agenda tomorrow, along with data about the virulent threat of drug-resistant TB, […]

Senate Panel May Weigh In On Uganda's Anti-Gay Bill

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On Thursday, a powerful Senate panel is expected to ramp up pressure on Uganda’s leaders to kill an anti-gay bill that would criminalize homosexuality and is now pending in that country’s Parliament.    At issue is Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill, which would impose life imprisonment or a death sentence for same-gender consensual sex and threatens prison time for […]