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Zambia employs innovative techniques to stop spread of TB

The Center’s Christine Lubinski and Rabita Aziz describe visits to ZAMSTAR’s TB programs in Livingstone and Lusaka, Zambia, during a recent Congressional delegate trip to Africa.

Published
09 September 2010
From
Science Speaks
Prison overcrowding leading to TB spread in South Africa

Severe overcrowding in KwaZulu-Natal's prisons is contributing to the spread of HIV and tuberculosis and driving the high death toll in prisons.

Published
02 September 2010
From
AllAfrica
Patients taking TB treatment may be potentially infectious for longer than previously thought

Patients taking directly observed therapy (DOTS) for tuberculosis (TB) may be potentially infectious for longer than previously thought, investigators report in the August 15th edition of Clinical

Published
10 August 2010
By
Michael Carter
The HIV and TB Prison Crisis in Southern Africa

In 1988, while Nelson Mandela was in prison, he contracted tuberculosis (TB). TB is common in prisons, with overcrowded cells and poor ventilation facilitating transmission. Mandela is now long free, but TB remains a threat to all prisoners - and to all South Africans.

Published
23 July 2010
From
Human Rights Watch HIV/TB
South African gold mines a 'TB factory', activist claims

The gold-mining sector came under heavy criticism from clinicians, ex-miners, advocacy groups and the Minister of Health for the tuberculosis crisis it faces at the

Published
10 June 2010
By
Lesley Odendal
TB transmission in healthcare settings and improving infection control

TB infection control in health care facilities is vital for the control of TB among people with HIV.

Published
19 December 2006
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HIV & AIDS treatment in practice
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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