It's World Tuberculosis Day
A WHO best practice proves effective
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.
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.
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.
MDR-TB is Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis. As the name suggests it is much harder to treat than "regular" TB.