Daily Archives: October 31, 2011

ZAMSTAR study: community counseling cheap, effective way to combat TB

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Results released Monday from the Zambia-South Africa TB and AIDS Reduction (ZAMSTAR) program study demonstrate that household counseling – defined as the unpacking of concerns about TB and HIV within households and facilitating prompt diagnosis and treatment – significantly reduced tuberculosis (TB) prevalence. Twenty-four communities across Zambia and South Africa’s Western Cape Province participated in […]

Steps toward integrated TB/HIV advocacy in Kenya

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Evelyne Kibuchi is a senior tuberculosis (TB) advocacy officer at the Kenya AIDS NGOs Consortium (KANCO), a national umbrella organization of civil society groups in Kenya that collaborate for resource mobilization for TB and HIV. Kibuchi set the stage for her presentation at the Union World Conference on Lung Health in France on Saturday by […]

Scaling up partnership for TB/HIV integration in the vertical health care system in Ukraine

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Zaheld Islam of the International HIV/AIDS Alliance in the Ukraine shared his organization’s work on TB/HIV integration at a Saturday session of the Union World Conference on Lung Health in France.  The Alliance is a Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria sub-grantee in the Ukraine with resources from both TB and HIV grants. […]