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Risking all for life-saving drug

Risking all for life-saving drug

With treatment priced out of reach, some extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB) patients face a tough choice: break the law or die. During the days of Aids denialism, activists smuggled antiretrovirals into the country in suitcases and airfreight ... IOL, 2 weeks ago

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Patients break law to get TB drug

Cape Town - The high cost of drugs for extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) has led some medical aid schemes to be selective in providing coverage and left patients with a tough choice: break the law or die. During the dark days of ...
 IOL3 weeks ago Rise in TB cases attributed to discontinuation of medication  The Hindu3 days ago

Multinational Pharmaceutical Companies Push Back on New Patent Policy

In early October, Health-e News broke the story of Andaleeb Rinquest-January. Diagnosed with XDR-TB in 2011, Rinquest-January fought for her life and eventually she said began to recover after being prescribed the XDR-TB drug linezolid. However, ...
 Individual.com4 days ago XDR-TB patients smuggle pills as treatment priced out of reach  Health-e3 weeks ago South Africa: XDR-TB Patients Smuggle Pills As Treatment Priced Out of Reach  AllAfrica.com2 weeks ago No isolation for XDR TB patients at Port Moresby General Hospital  ABC Radio Australia3 weeks ago

Need to create public health awareness

Dr.Gautam Sharma People in general and particularly children should always keep in mind that oral health not only affects the appearance but also the behavior and overall personality of a person. Children who have the habit of consuming fast ...
 Daily Excelsior.com16 hours ago

This is the infectious disease you should be worried about

In his 30 years studying tuberculosis, Dr. Mario Raviglione has tried — and failed — to figure out why everyone else keeps forgetting it exists. Wed forgotten about it, for example, in the 1980s — when Raviglione began his training in ...
 Salon1 day ago

Drug-resistant TB remains a crisis

Abuja - Multi drug-resistant tuberculosis remains at crisis levels, with about 480,000 new cases this year; and various forms of the lung disease killed about 1.5 million people in 2013, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday. In ...
 News241 day ago Drug-resistant tuberculosis remains at crisis levels, warns WHO  Interaksyon2 days ago Drug-resistant tuberculosis at crisis levels: WHO  World Bulletin3 days ago REUTERS - Drug-resistant tuberculosis at crisis levels, warns WHO  Zaman2 days ago
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TB Kills 1.5 Million, Infects Nine Million in 2013 - WHO

The World Health Organisation, WHO, said Wednesday that nine million people developed tuberculosis, TB, in 2013, while 1.5 million died, including 360,000 people who were HIV positive. WHO in a latest report released in Geneva, said the world was ...
 Individual.com1 day ago TB kills 1.5m, infects 9m in 2013 WHO  Vanguard1 day ago Bad And Good News About The Second Deadliest Infectious Disease  Live Trading News1 day ago WHO Raises Estimate of Worldwide TB Cases  Occupational Health & Safety2 days ago

Improved Data Collection Shows More TB Cases Worldwide, But Progress Made In Curbing Disease, WHO Report Says

Facebook Twitter Email Print Home Global Health Policy Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report October 23, 2014 Improved Data Collection Shows More TB Cases Worldwide, But Progress Made In Curbing Disease, WHO ReportSays Oct 23, 2014 ...
 Kaiser Network.org1 day ago Improved Data Reveals Higher Global Burden of Tuberculosis  Infection Control Today2 days ago Global | WHO Improved data reveals higher global burden of tuberculosis  Big Medicine1 day ago

Health: WHO stresses need for better research funding for TB

New York, US - The world is fighting a difficult battle against the spread of tuberculosis (TB), the World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday in a new report showing that there is a greater number of cases than previously estimated and a ...
 Afrique En Ligne1 day ago Despite Gains Against Tuberculosis, Better Research Funding Required - UN  AllAfrica.com2 days ago Despite Some Gains Against Tuberculosis, Better Research Funding Required - UN Report  Individual.com2 days ago
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Drug-resistant tuberculosis threatens world

Doctors Without Borders warn of possible epidemic The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported that multidrug resistant tuberculosis (TB) is reaching a tipping point, with about 480,000 new cases having occurred this year. ...
 Catholic Online1 day ago Have we passed the tipping point? Drug resistant tuberculosis could kill millions  Catholic Online1 day ago TREATMENT WORSE THAN CURE?  Goa Herald1 week ago Concern drug-resistant TB could spread  ABC Online1 month ago
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