Daily Archives: October 28, 2011

Improving quality of coverage of collaborative TB-HIV activities

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An oral abstract symposium featured a number of presentations on this broad topic at the Union World Conference on Lung Health Friday.  What follows is a snapshot of several of them: Successfully tested but not enrolled in HIV care, missed opportunities for TB patients in rural Zambia S. Muvuma reported on a study that followed […]

Gates Foundation lays out revamped TB strategy

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Jan Gheuens, Acting Director of the TB program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) informed a packed audience at the International Conference of Lung Health of key changes in the Foundation’s strategy on tuberculosis.    The goal of the revamped strategy is to accelerate a reduction in TB incidence, which Gheuens described as more […]