Tag Archives: Marcos Espinal

WHO Report on Drug-Resistant TB Paints Unsettling Picture

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What is more worrisome when it comes to drug-resistant TB: What we do know about the epidemic? Or what we don’t know? The latest World Health Organization report on the epidemic provides plenty of both—some grim facts and some disconcerting question marks.  Take these nuggets: *A shocking 41 percent of countries cannot provide reliable data […]

Guest Blog by Paula Akugizibwe: Don't Abandon the TB Basics for a Miracle Cure

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This is a guest post written by Paula Akugizibwe, regional treatment advocacy coordinator at AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa. She wrote this in response to remarks made by Marcos Espinal, of the Stop TB Partnership, to the UN Economic and Social Council on July 6. Espinal said, in part:   “MDG 6 has […]