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Advocates hail South Africa bedaquiline recommendation, replacing toxic injection for patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis

Medicine represents third choice over “deaf or dead” for many patients, health worker/tuberculosis survivor-founded organization says Praising the treatment policy decision of South Africa health officials to replace painful injections that brought irreversible side effects to many tuberculosis patients whose disease was resistant to first line treatments with a newer medicine that had been proven […]

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An HIV physician talks about heroin, harm reduction and political will in the heartland

Two epidemics, fueled by stigma and allowed to flourish amidst political neglect, set the course of Dr. Judith Feinberg’s professional life. So when she was asked […]

Tuberculosis

Advocates hail South Africa bedaquiline recommendation, replacing toxic injection for patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis

Medicine represents third choice over “deaf or dead” for many patients, health worker/tuberculosis survivor-founded organization says Praising the treatment policy decision of South Africa health officials […]

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WHO Essential Diagnostics List provides guide to tools needed for global health responses

Tools to diagnose and monitor HIV, hepatitis B and C, and tuberculosis, as well as resistance to first-line TB treatment are among the tests included in […]

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House bills reject Trump retreat from U.S. leadership of global infectious disease responses

Brushing aside White House proposals to cut global HIV and other international disease response funding, members of the House Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, Education […]