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Tuberculosis Presents Double Threat to Women With HIV in Zambia

Justina Banda, 44,says that because she is HIV-positive, it makes her extra prone to tuberculosis, TB. She has had TB three times, most recently last year. 

Published
02 June 2011
From
Global Press Institute
Private sector TB treatment in Asia: a lot of it, but often sub-optimal

Private sector markets for tuberculosis drugs in some Asian countries are providing enough drugs to treat every new TB case each year – but in many cases

Published
06 May 2011
By
Keith Alcorn
TB study points to drugs to halt lung destruction

Scientists have identified a key enzyme responsible for destroying lung tissue in tuberculosis (TB) and say the finding could lead swiftly to new treatments for the highly infectious disease.

Published
25 April 2011
From
Reuters
Use of combination drug regimen for treating TB may represent an effective treatment option

In patients with newly diagnosed tuberculosis, use of a combined 4-drug fixed-dose regimen was found to have comparable outcomes to drugs administered separately, according to a study in the April 13 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on infectious disease and immunology.

Published
12 April 2011
From
Eurekalert Medicine & Health
ETHIOPIA: Reducing TB risk in Addis Ababa

Health officials in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, are concerned about the spread of tuberculosis in the city's crowded public transport networks and tightly packed "DSTV [satellite television] houses" where ardent fans come to watch English and Spanish football.

Published
23 March 2011
From
IRIN Plus News
A research agenda for TB

Kevin M. DeCock, MD, director of the Center for Global Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), speaks with Science Speaks about the fight against TB.

Published
16 March 2011
From
Science Speaks
Treatments for Recurring TB Infection Failing the Developing World, Study Finds

The standard approach to re-treating tuberculosis (TB) in low and middle income settings is failing, according to research funded by the Wellcome Trust. In a study published March 15 in the open access journal PLoS Medicine, researchers call for improved access to rapid diagnostics for drug resistant TB, second-line TB treatment and antiretroviral HIV therapy.

Published
16 March 2011
From
Science Daily
New international research project to identify antibiotics against tuberculosis

Scientists from 25 labs across Europe will collaborate on the new project including some groups in the US and India.

Published
14 March 2011
From
News-Medical-Net
Antiretroviral treatment in TB patients: patients with CD4 counts below 50 need to start ART quickly

Starting HIV treatment within two weeks of tuberculosis (TB) treatment is most necessary in patients with CD4 counts below 50 cells/mm3, while a slightly longer delay does

Published
28 February 2011
By
Keith Alcorn
Patients panic over TB drug shortage

THE temporary shortage of streptomycin has brought about a lot of anxiety among patients as well as non-governmental organisations (NGOs) supplementing Government efforts in the fight against Tuberculosis (TB). The Zambia AIDS Related Tuberculosis

Published
01 February 2011
From
Times of Zambia

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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