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CSIS Primer Examines Reasons For U.S. To Support International TB Efforts

Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Smart Global Health”: Hope for a more reasoned U.S. approach to global TB CSIS Senior Associate Phil Nieburg; Talia Dubovi, associate director and senior fellow with the Global Health Policy Center at CSIS; and Sahil Angelo, program coordinator and research assistant at the Global…

Center For Global Health Policy Report Discusses Opportunities, Challenges In Controlling HIV, TB In Tanzania

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Report from Tanzania: Attention to realities on the ground, criminalized populations, civil society needed to sustain HIV, TB responses Antigone Barton, writer and editor of “Science Speaks” and senior communications officer at the Center for Global Health Policy, discusses findings from a report…

New Issue Of ‘Global Fund News Flash’ Available Online

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Global Fund News Flash The latest issue of the Global Fund News Flash profiles the experience of a Kenyan survivor of TB, highlights global health partnerships in the Democratic Republic of Congo, highlights new leadership at the Fund, addresses Eastern Europe’s target to…

Mobile Diagnostic Lab Can Reach Remote Areas With TB, Other Tests

New York Times: Fighting TB with a Drive-in Film and Test Amy Maxmen, science journalist “…[T]uberculosis … [is] an ancient disease that still kills about 4,100 people each day around the world because the tests to diagnose it and the drugs to treat it are inaccessible to many in need.…

China Must Strengthen Its Public Health System To Prevent Spread Of TB

The Japan Times: Tuberculosis showing a resurgence in China Cesar Chelala, international public health consultant “China now has the second-largest tuberculosis epidemic — second only to India — with more than 1.3 million new cases of tuberculosis every year. What makes the situation particularly serious, says the Chinese Center for…

U.S. Must Increase Capacity For Global Health R&D, Anticipate Global Disease Threats

Washington Post: Why aren’t we producing medications for looming global disease threats? Mel Spigelman, physician and president and chief executive of TB Alliance “…[A new Global Health Technologies Coalition] analysis reveals that over the past six years, [U.S.] taxpayer funding for global health research has been stagnant or declining. ……

Simultaneous Treatment For HIV/TB Improves Survival Of Co-Infected, Study Says

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Concurrent treatment for HIV/TB co-infection breaks up ‘deadly alliance’ In a guest post, Martha P. Skiles, a research associate at MEASURE Evaluation at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Stephanie Mullen, team leader at MEASURE Evaluation and senior M&E adviser…