Category Archives: TB

World TB experts convene, work to blaze the trail to slow disease spread

By on .

U.S. Agency of International Development (USAID) Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah spoke at the opening session of the Stop TB Partnership Coordinating Board Meeting Thursday, addressing an audience of physician-scientists, industry representatives, advocates and government officials in addition to the ministers of health from Lesotho, Swaziland and South Africa. Shah commented on the current status of TB control efforts around the world, noting that, “we won’t meet the overall Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) unless we make some fundamental changes.”