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Strengthening TB laboratory capacity to support active case finding

The role of new diagnostic tests for tuberculosis (TB) in supporting active case finding for TB.

Published
14 May 2012
From
HIV & AIDS treatment in practice
PDPs agree to jointly develop new TB vaccine candidate

Aeras and the Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) – two non-profit product development partnerships (PDPs) – announced Wednesday they will be joining together to develop IDRI’s novel tuberculosis (TB) vaccine candidate ID93/GLA-SE.

Published
10 May 2012
From
Science Speaks
WHO TB diagnostics may prevent more deaths than standard of care

World Health Organization (WHO)-recommended strategies for diagnosing tuberculosis would prevent more deaths than the standard approach now used in most parts of sub-Saharan Africa, according to results of a cost-effectiveness analysis of people starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). One of the WHO strategies cost less than the current approach.

Published
09 May 2012
From
International AIDS Society
TB identified as a top priority in fighting the biggest killer diseases

Research released by the Copenhagen Consensus Center yesterday identified TB as a key priority for infectious disease control in terms of cost effectiveness and disease burden. The paper points out that the majority of TB deaths occur among adults in their economically most productive years, which can be an instigator for a family falling into poverty. Addressing TB is therefore of utmost importance, especially considering how cost effective TB interventions are.

Published
03 May 2012
From
TB Europe Coalition
Antiretroviral therapy as prevention: TB

Stephen Lawn reminded the audience at the International Treatment as Prevention Workshop in Vancouver on Wednesday that antiretroviral therapy (ART) goes a long way to protect HIV-infected individuals from tuberculosis (TB).

Published
30 April 2012
From
Science Speaks
SWAZILAND: Nurses demand protection from TB infection

Hospitals are not protecting their workers from tuberculosis (TB) infection, say nurses in Swaziland, who recently staged a rare public demonstration to draw attention to how vulnerable they are to this highly infectious disease.

Published
27 April 2012
From
IRIN Plus News
People with TB and HIV in South Africa face a double stigma

People who have both tuberculosis (TB) and HIV experience “a unique and overlapping double stigma”, according to research published in the May issue of Social Science

Published
27 April 2012
By
Roger Pebody
HIV and TB in Practice for nurses: integration and decentralisation

The drive towards decentralisation and integration of HIV services from the point of view of those delivering those services, nurses and community health workers.

Published
17 April 2012
From
HIV & AIDS treatment in practice
Anya Sarang and Tim Rhodes: “The last way” clinic: why tuberculosis remains an incurable disease in Russia

From patients’ accounts of Kamskaya Clinic, you would not think that tuberculosis is a curable disease: “Our hospital is called ‘the last way.’ People come here only to die.”

Published
12 April 2012
From
BMJ blogs
Low CD4 cell count and older age associated with increased risk of TB after starting HIV therapy

People with HIV reduce their overall risk of tuberculosis (TB) by starting antiretroviral therapy, an international team of investigators report in the online edition of Clinical Infectious

Published
11 April 2012
By
Michael Carter

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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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