Daily Archives: March 20, 2014

Looking ahead to World TB Day, how Uganda’s anti-homosexuality law threatens everyone, and more in What We’re Reading

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Accelerating the response to TB: Where we are and where we’re going – In this article published ahead of World Tuberculosis Day on March 24, Stacie Stender, an infectious disease expert with Jhpiego, calls for an accelerated global response to TB, which continues to kill over a million people each year, despite being “a disease […]

TB vaccine quest gets second round of funding from public-private partnership

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Along with three new grants targeting neglected diseases carried by “kissing bugs” “snail carrying worms” and “gender-bending bacteria,” a second round of grants from the private-public partnership of the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund will continue to target a familiar foe, with an added $5.65 million to develop a vaccine against tuberculosis, The GHIT fund […]