Daily Archives: August 12, 2009

New TB Diagnostics Website Unveiled

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As scientists scramble to find new TB diagnostic tools to replace the antiquated and often unreliable sputum microscopy, there is now a one-stop shop to help keep track of developments in this fast-moving field. The Stop TB Partnership’s New Diagnostics Working Group launched the site, which you can find here, in collaboration with several other […]

Farmer To Be UN Deputy Special Envoy to Haiti

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Did Paul Farmer get a consolation prize from Bill Clinton? That’s one possible reading of the news that the ex-president appointed Farmer, founder of Partners in Health and chair of Harvard University’s Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, to be UN deputy special envoy to Haiti. Until last week, Farmer was rumored to be […]