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We Are Winning the Fight Against TB

It’s World Tuberculosis Day

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Statistic of the Day: China Halves Tuberculosis Prevalence

A WHO best practice proves effective

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Desmond Tutu: To Fight TB Worldwide, Start in South Africa’s Mines

Desmond Tutu has an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal today highlighting the problem ofTB among South African mine workers. He makes the convincing argument that strengthening the focus on TB control in South Africa’s mining sector is key to controlling it worldwide.

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Does Don Draper Have Tuberculosis?

If you caught the latest episode of “Mad Men” on Sunday night, you saw a feverish Don coughing and spluttering around Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce before leaving the office early to take to bed.

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On World Tuberculosis Day: How the Global Fund Fights TB in Rural Bangladesh

I created this video and wrote this post last March 24 that discusses Bangladesh’s Global Fund-financed projects for TB control in hard-to-reach rural communities.

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Fighting MDR-TB in Bangladesh

MDR-TB is Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis. As the name suggests it is much harder to treat than “regular” TB.

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