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‘Science Speaks’ Reports On Sessions At 47th Union World Conference On Lung Health

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health: Even ‘free’ TB treatment can come with catastrophic costs Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” reports from the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health and highlights a panel discussion in which participants…

ONE Blog Post Discusses Challenges Of TB Surveillance, Treatment, Prevention

ONE Campaign: 5 things to know about the number one infectious killer in the world Jenny Ottenhoff, global health policy director at ONE, and Spencer Crawford, global health research assistant at ONE, discuss why ending TB remains elusive, including challenges involved with surveillance, drug resistance, and funding shortfalls (10/25).

Drug Regulation Critical To Addressing TB, Antimicrobial Resistance

PLOS Blogs’ “Speaking of Medicine”: Drug Regulation in the Age of AMR — What We Know from our Experience with Tuberculosis “On the eve of the Union World Conference on Lung Health, [Bev Stringer, who leads the social science research and program support team at Médecins Sans Frontières,] discusses how…

Global Community Takes Steps Against Threat Of Antimicrobial Resistance

World Policy Blog: Fighting the Superbug Kirsi Goldynia, editorial assistant at the World Policy Journal, discusses the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), measures that can be taken to prevent and mitigate AMR, and the importance of global cooperation in AMR response efforts (10/20).

U.S. Agencies Release Progress Report On National Action Plan For Combating MDR-TB

USAID/CDC/NIH: National Action Plan for Combating Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis: Six-Month Progress Report and Future Direction “…The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes for Health (NIH) have worked…

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