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IDSA Joins the Stop TB Partnership's TB/HIV Working Group

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The Stop TB Partnership has made the Infectious Diseases Society of America an organizational member of its TB/HIV working group, a reflection of IDSA’s increasingly visible work on these twin global health threats. Housed within the World Health Organization, the Stop TB Partnership was formed more than a decade ago as a network of international […]

TB, A Global Threat That Requires New Vision, Strong Leadership

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During a live interactive webcast today hosted by the Kaiser Family Foundation, an expert panel agreed that tuberculosis poses a grave global health threat and demands an innovative, multifaceted response—from new drugs to scaled-up treatment to better infection control. The lively forum, available here, highlighted the need for an aggressive approach to the global tuberculosis […]

Global Center Weighs In On House Foreign Policy Overhaul

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The Center for Global Health Policy has put in its two cents (and more) on how the House Foreign Affairs Committee should move forward with plans to overhaul US foreign assistance. In a nutshell, our recommendations are: Make global health a priority in any revamp of foreign aid. Protect the power and independence of the […]

A Call for Urgent Action to Address HIV/TB Co-infection

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Leading disease experts will call on President Obama and Congress to mount a concerted and comprehensive response to the deadly alliance between HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis at a Capitol Hill briefing this Thursday, June 25.  The call to action from America’s top HIV/TB scientists and physicians comes in conjunction with the release of a new report, […]