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Gac Launches Human Rights Strategic Plan For Tb And Hiv Services

GAC launches Human Rights Strategic Plan for TB and HIV services

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The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC), in collaboration with its partners has launched a Human Rights Strategic Plan for HIV and Tuberculosis (TB) services for...
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South Africa starts tuberculosis vaccine trial in response to COVID-19

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Researchers in South Africa on Monday vaccinated hundreds of health workers with a 100-year-old tuberculosis (TB) in clinical trial in response to the COVID-19...
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New initiative launched in Africa to boost war against tuberculosis

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The war against tuberculosis (TB) in Africa received a boost on Monday when a consortium of donors and research entities announced an initiative to...
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A multi-stakeholder approach needed to defeat TB and COVID-19

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A multi-stakeholder approach to infectious disease control based on a partnership between government, the private sector, the research sector and affected community is essential...
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Late reporting affecting TB treatment in Sekyere-Kumawu

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Late reporting of Tuberculosis (TB) to health facilities by infected persons in the Sekyere-Kumawu District is hugely impeding the fight against the disease in...
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Global Fund allocates US$513 million to Malawi for TB, malaria, HIV interventions

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The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has allocated about 512.94 million U.S. dollars to Malawi for TB, malaria and HIV interventions...
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Union okays WHO recommendations for treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis

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The Union welcomes the rapid communication from the World Health Organization (WHO) on the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB). The WHO rapid communication document,...
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Over 1000 People Come Together for TB and HIV Screening

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Over 1000 people in the Ablekuma Central constituency in the Greater Accra region have been screened for Tuberculosis (TB) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)...
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National Theatre Spearheads TB Awareness

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The Aurum Institute Ghana, a public benefit not-for-profit organization, in collaboration with its partners, has set up a symbolic lighting at the National Theatre...
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Case Detection Efforts Will Spur Ghana into Ending TB by 2030

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Dr. Frank Bonsu, Manager of the National Tuberculosis Control Program (NTBCP) Thursday said if Ghana is able to meet its case detection targets for...

An estimated 239,000 children die every year from tuberculosis

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Simple stool-based diagnosis could be a global life-saver by enabling millions more children at risk from TB and MDR-TB to be tested A simple...
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TB eradication could be a nightmare for Ghana -Dr Bonsu

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Thursday warned that the country could lose the battle against Tuberculosis (TB) control, if the right leadership and...
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Namibia needs US$1.86 billion to tackle TB

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Recent data commissioned by the Global TB Caucus presented Wednesday shows that Namibia will need at least 1.86 billion U.S. dollars to treat Tuberculosis...
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Roadmap To Combat Animal-Human TB Transmission Launched

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The first-ever roadmap to combat animal tuberculosis (bovine TB) and its transmission to humans, built on a 'One Health Approach,' addresses health risks across...
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Malawi gets US$460 million grant to fight HIV, TB and Malaria

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Global Fund has approved a two-year grant worth 460 million U.S. dollars to the Government of Malawi to aid the country's target of reducing...
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TB Mortality Rate Reduced By 37 Percent

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Global efforts to combat Tuberculosis (TB) have saved an estimated 53 million lives since 2000 and reduced the TB mortality rate by 37 percent,...

PEPFAR approves budget for the fight against HIV/AIDS and TB in SA

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With this new funding allocation, the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria, through PEPFAR, will continue programs in support of South Africa’s HIV/AIDS and TB response...
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Stakeholders Asked To Unite To End TB

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The start of Johnny’s chronic disease coincided with the marital fireworks, which followed his wife’s discovery that he had been spending part of his...
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Three-D system to help scientists battle against deadly TB

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A research team in London and Southampton have developed a new system using 3-D which will help find better treatments for sufferers of tuberculosis...

Kenya rolls out first survey on prevalence of TB

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Kenya's health ministry is carrying out a Tuberculosis prevalence survey that will determine the accurate burden of TB in Kenya and inform policy formulation. ...

Durban conference underlined the fight against tuberculosis

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TB2016, a two-day conference dedicated exclusively to tuberculosis (TB), kicked off here on Saturday in Durban to highlight the urgency in efforts to address...

Scientists in Tanzania on the edge making shorter doses for TB treatment

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The scientists from the Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) - the east African-nation's leading medical research facility - said the new treatment would help cut...
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Kenya confirms arrival of TB vaccine

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Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health Dr. Nicholas Muraguri said the BCG (Bacille Calmette-Guerin) vaccine that protects children against TB is effective in...

Drivers critical in the fight against TB

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She said since TB had the potential to spread in society, especially among commuters in vehicles, it was important for drivers to take up...

Health advocates raise alarm over rising HIV/TB co-infection in Kenya

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Prolonged treatment coupled with inability to eke out a living has worsened poverty levels among many TB patients in Kenya. The...

Kenya’s health advocates say stigma affecting efforts to eliminate TB

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Stop Tuberculosis Partnership Chief National Coordinator Evelyn Kibuchi told a media briefing in Nairobi that stigma has been high and this has made some...

Kenya to conduct first tuberculosis prevalence survey

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Kenya's ministry of health is set to conduct the first tuberculosis (TB) prevalence survey since its independence in 1963. Dr. Enos Masini, Head of...

Kenya vows to intensify efforts to control TB

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Kenya joined the rest of the international community in marking the World Tuberculosis Day on Tuesday, vowing to intensify efforts towards the control of...

Kenyan teacher unbowed despite long battle with TB strain

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by Christine Lagat Elizabeth Wangechi's cool demeanor and gift of the gab are prized assets in the teaching profession that many societies regard as...
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WHO calls for a consented effort to end tuberculosis

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As World Tuberculosis Day approaches on March 24, the World Health Organization (WHO) has called for ?global solidarity and action? to support a new...