From marches, to trainings and networking, to an unprecedented Zero TB declaration, civil society advocates were heard loud and clear at this year's Union Conference on Lung Health in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
At the Union World Conference on Lung Health, bureaucrats and activists alike are calling for “bold targets and policies” on tuberculosis.
Humanity's war against germs is a constant arms race. The trick is to stay in front of the germs by researching and developing new treatments as the old ones start to fail.
October 17, 2012, Washington, DC – Today the World Health Organization released new data on the global TB epidemic. While the report highlights some welcome successes, it also projects a $2-3 annual gap in funding for TB through 2013. The report also documents a $1.4 billion annual gap in funding for research and development of new drugs, diagnostics and a vaccine.
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