About Nadza Durakovic
Role(s) / Profession(s)
- Administrative Assistant
Partners In Health - PIH
Website: http://www.pih.org/ Type: Non-Governmental Organization Country: United States About: Partners In Health, co-founded by physicians Paul Farmer and Jim Yong Kim, serves millions of poor patients in nine countries, providing them with extensive health care and social services that address the root causes of poor health. By successfully proving that providing comprehensive, community-based medical care for complex diseases such as AIDS and tuberculosis is not just possible but essential, the organization has helped bring about significant changes in global health policies and practices.
Website: http://www.resisttb.org/ Type: Non-Governmental Organization Country: United States About: Research Excellence to Stop TB Resistance (RESIST-TB) is a new initiative to expand clinical trials for drug-resistant tuberculosis. It was formed in June 2008 during the Cambridge workshop on trials for drug-resistant TB with the goals of increasing awareness of the DR-TB problem; promoting the design and implementation of clinical trials to provide the tools needed to control and eliminate DR-TB; and ensuring implementation of these tools in all areas of the world affected by DR-TB. RESIST-TB includes committees focused on Prophylaxis, Treatment Shortening, Drug Efficacy, and Site Capacity Development, which encourage new members to join and participate. More information on RESIST-TB is available under the RESIST-TB topic of the Drug-Resistant TB community.
- United States
Nadza Durakovic started a discussion "Learning from HIV Activists to Achieve Zero TB Deaths". in the MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention community.
Dear all, Dr. Keshavjee published a piece in Huffington Post last week, outlining ways in which the TB community can learn from the achievements of HIV activists in order to reach zero TB deaths - "This means zero deaths now. Not by 2050, not by 2040, not by 2030. It ...
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