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TB R&D Is ‘Integral Part Of Making Southern African Mines Safer’

In a guest post in the Global Health Technologies Coalition’s “Breakthroughs” blog, “Kari Stoever, vice president of External Affairs at Aeras, writes about how mine workers are disproportionately affected by tuberculosis (TB) and why there’s an urgent need for new tools against this deadly disease,” the introduction states. “…Supporting R&D for new tools to diagnose, treat, and prevent tuberculosis will be an integral part of making southern African mines safer. This week, Aeras is at Investing in African Mining Indaba, the world’s largest mining investment event, to discuss potential ways to partner with governments and mining industry officials to address the TB threat…” (Taylor, 2/6).