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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 Hindu2 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.com2 days ago XDR-TB patients smuggle pills as treatment priced out of reach  Health-e2 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
MedPage Today

Short TB Regimens Fall Flat (CME/CE)

Infectious Disease Published: Oct 23, 2014 Reviewedby Robert Jasmer, MD ; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco Two short treatment regimens for tuberculosis (TB) failed to match the standard 6 months ...
 MedPage Today2 hours 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.org3 hours ago Improved Data Reveals Higher Global Burden of Tuberculosis  Infection Control Today1 day ago
Catholic Online

Have we passed the tipping point? Drug resistant tuberculosis could kill millions

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 Online5 hours ago Drug-resistant tuberculosis remains at crisis levels, warns WHO  Interaksyon1 day ago Drug-resistant tuberculosis at crisis levels: WHO  World Bulletin1 day ago REUTERS - Drug-resistant tuberculosis at crisis levels, warns WHO  Zaman1 day ago
Live Trading News

Bad And Good News About The Second Deadliest Infectious Disease

Ebola has rightly gripped the world's attention, but its death toll pales in comparison to other infectious diseases like tuberculosis. TB is the world's second leading infectious killer, after HIV/AIDS, and it's claiming more victims than ...
 Live Trading News6 hours ago WHO Raises Estimate of Worldwide TB Cases  Occupational Health & Safety12 hours ago 9m People Developed TB In 2013, Says WHO Report  Daily Times Nigeria15 hours ago WHO Report: TB Epidemic Even Bigger Than We Thought  PBS23 hours ago

Nigeria records no polio case in three months

• Plans immunization campaign for northern states for Nov 1 to 4 • Rotary announces N1.4bn in grants to fight virus in country • Improved data reveals higher global burden of tuberculosis • 9m people developed TB in 2013, 1.5 ...
 The Guardian Nigeria18 hours ago Nigeria: The Nation Records No Polio Case in Three Months  AllAfrica.com7 hours ago The Nation Records No Polio Case in Three Months  Individual.com9 hours ago

Despite Gains Against Tuberculosis, Better Research Funding Required - UN

The world is fighting a difficult battle against the spread of tuberculosis (TB), the United Nations health agency announced today, as it released its latest report on the disease, revealing a greater number of cases than previously estimated and a ...
 AllAfrica.com1 day ago Despite Some Gains Against Tuberculosis, Better Research Funding Required - UN Report  Individual.com1 day ago

India has 24% of world’s total tuberculosis patients

India bears 24 per cent of the total burden of tuberculosis (TB) reported globally. According to the recent Global Tuberculosis report 2014 by the World Health Organisation (WHO), of the estimated 9 million people who developed TB in 2013, more than half ...
 Asian Age1 day ago
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