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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 discusses emergency funding to provide financing for HIV, TB, and malaria in emergency situations, challenges in addressing TB, and several concept notes (11/13).

Activists Call For Tripling Of Annual TB Research Spending

Global Health Technologies Coalition’s “Breakthroughs”: #CoughUpTheTBMoney: TB activists call for tripling annual spending on TB research “In this guest post, Mike Watson Frick — TB/HIV program officer at Treatment Action Group (TAG) — writes about the state of tuberculosis (TB) research funding and civil society actions that took place at…

Blog Post Highlights ‘Critical Gaps’ Allowing Continued DR-TB Transmission

PLOS “Speaking of Medicine”: Mind the Deadly Gaps Grania Brigden, tuberculosis (TB) adviser to the MSF Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines, discusses new commitments from India and South Africa to end TB and highlights “critical gaps that help explain the continuing increases in direct transmission of drug-resistant TB and…

BRICS Development Bank Could Take On Health, Development Challenges Such As TB

Devex: Can the BRICS bank rally global outcasts around TB treatment? “Some of global development’s emerging players could fill a void in aid to the world’s most isolated countries — and their citizens who desperately crave basic services. … [N]ew actors are emerging, and some experts speculate that the recently…

November 2014 Issue Of WHO Bulletin Available Online

WHO: Bulletin of the World Health Organization The November 2014 WHO Bulletin includes news and research articles on various topics, as well as editorials on climate change and health, and health in ASEAN nations (November 2014).

High-Level Meeting Examines Global Fund’s New Funding Model For TB Financing

UNAIDS: High-level dialogue: making the Global Fund’s new funding model work for tuberculosis “…Greater commitment and resources are needed to mount an effective response to TB and a high-level round-table event examined how this can be done through the new funding model of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis…

Women Are ‘Force For Change’ In Global Health, Development

Huffington Post: Women in Charge: A Force for Change on the Global Stage Deborah Derrick, president of the Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria “…This week, my organization, Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Friends), is privileged to bring together two extraordinary…

MSF Report Examines TB Responses In 8 High-Burden Countries

The following posts discuss a new report from MSF on the responses to tuberculosis in eight high-burden countries. Médecins Sans Frontières Access Campaign: Out Of Step: Deadly implementation gaps in the TB response “…Based on a survey of eight high TB burden countries, MSF’s research reveals that efforts to control the…

Nigeria Stopped Ebola But Faces ‘Larger Health Crisis’ Of TB

Center for Global Development’s “Global Health Policy Blog”: Can Nigeria’s Success on Ebola Translate to TB? Amanda Glassman, senior fellow and director of global health policy at CGD, and David Bryden, TB advocacy officer at RESULTS, discuss whether Nigeria’s tuberculosis response can be as effective as its response to a…

‘Science Speaks’ Live Blogs From Two Recent Conferences

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Live Blogs The blog presents archives of recent live blogging posts from two conferences. Antigone Barton, writer and editor of “Science Speaks” and senior communications officer at the Center for Global Health Policy, reported from the HIV Research for Prevention Conference (HIV R4P)…