Tag Archives: Stop TB Partnership

Catching up: TB talk show, Addictophobia, the gap between sex worker data and reality, and the first to go

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In the lull following AIDS 2012, Science Speaks is catching up on reading — and watching — pieces that came out in the days before and during the conference. Tuberculosis and HIV: Protecting the Vulnerable: “People fear TB more than HIV,” says a young Ugandan woman who survived the disease and now works with young […]

Viet Nam Hosts Stop TB Partnership Coordinating Board–Showcases Progress in Fighting TB and HIV/TB Co-Infection

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This post is by Global Center Director Christine Lubinski. Viet Nam was an fitting spot for last week’s meeting of the Stop TB Partnership Coordinating  Board, since the country’s anti-TB efforts demonstrate both the challenges and the potential for progress in  combating this deadly disease. Viet Nam’s Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Health welcomed members […]

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 […]

New TB Diagnostics Website Unveiled

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As scientists scramble to find new TB diagnostic tools to replace the antiquated and often unreliable sputum microscopy, there is now a one-stop shop to help keep track of developments in this fast-moving field. The Stop TB Partnership’s New Diagnostics Working Group launched the site, which you can find here, in collaboration with several other […]