Unite to End TB

World TB Day 2017 is 2 days away!

World TB Day, falling on March 24th each year, is designed to build public awareness that tuberculosis today remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing the deaths of nearly one-and-a-half million people each year, mostly in developing countries. It commemorates the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch astounded the scientific community by

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From Victim to Activist

We had a chat with Bravo Thompson, a recovering TB patient and now a CAB (Community Advisory Board) member from Delft He is a determined resident of Delft and has had nothing but good things to say about how his health has improved. He is a free spirited person who likes to take the initiative

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The Medicines Patent Pool Announces First Licence for Tuberculosis Treatment

In an effort to improve the international response to combatting multidrug-resistant TB, MPP and Johns Hopkins University sign licensing agreement for investigational treatment sutezolid   Geneva, 25 January 2017  — The Medicines Patent Pool today announced that it has signed a licence with Johns Hopkins University to facilitate the clinical development of tuberculosis (TB) drug

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XMAS Box 2016

Annete and the team visited Brooklyn Chest Hospital to give the patients christmas gifts. “The x-mas boxes this year were a great success. We gave the boxes to every patient in person. This was very heart-warming. Thanks to all staff ” said Annete