Daily Archives: January 12, 2016

USAID announces new partnerships to combat MDR-TB at White House plan launch

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At last week’s launch of the National Action Plan for Combating Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis, the U.S. Agency for International Development announced expanded partnerships with Janssen, the maker of bedaquiline, the first tuberculosis drug to be produced since the 1950s, and Cepheid, maker of the GeneXpert rapid diagnostic test for drug-resistant tuberculosis. Janssen, the pharmaceutical branch of […]