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47th Union World Conference on Lung Health: WHO preconference meeting sizes up the challenges, imagines a world without TB

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As a fab 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health comes to Liverpool, session titles and speakers nod to city’s favorite sons, while focus of WHO symposium is global and forward . . . LIVERPOOL, England – Around the last time a new and widely accessible treatment for tuberculosis was being readied for market, the Beatles were making […]

MDG Progress Check

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The World Health Organization released new data Monday documenting some significant progress in the battle against HIV and TB. In a report on progress in reaching the Millennium Development Goals, the WHO says that HIV incidence is declining and TB treatment is improving. Here are the details from WHO: HIV/AIDS From 2001 to 2008 new HIV […]