In this community, professionals share information regarding the clinical, programmatic and community-oriented aspects of early diagnosis, treatment and prevention of multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). Members also use this forum to promote universal access to quality care for MDR-TB.

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Masoud Dara, MD
WHO Europe - EURO
Christopher Gilpin, PhD, MPH
World Health Organization - WHO

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What the Global Fund gave us

by Sharonann Lynch

What the Global Fund gave us was 17 years of scaling up lifesaving HIV and TB treatment and pooling volumes in order to negotiate lower prices that are transparent. What the Global Fund gave us was setting a standard of quality for HIV and TB medicines, requiring approval from WHO ... read more

Updated: 19 Jul, 2019
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MSF: Annual reductions in AIDS deaths are not reducing enough

by Sharonann Lynch

MSF Press Release UNAIDS update: High ongoing AIDS mortality reminds us that the fight against HIV is far from over Brussels / Geneva / Johannesburg, 16 July 2019.770 000 people died of HIV worldwide in 2018. These are disturbing figures in the UNAIDS 2019 report released today in Eshowe, South ... read more

Updated: 17 Jul, 2019
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Diploma in Public Health (DPH)

by Bhupesh Advani

Diploma in Public Health (DPH) is an course in public health sciences. The duration of the course is of 1 year inclusive of Industrial visits, research projects and internship. The candidate during and after the training should be able to implement the knowledge, skills & advances of public health for ... read more

Updated: 28 Jun, 2019
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MSF: Gilead fails people living with HIV

by Sharonann Lynch

Please find below a press release from MSF calling out Gilead’s failure to deliver on the promise to provide liposomal amphotericin B (L-AmB), a key drug to treat cryptococcal meningitis, at a supposed ‘no profit’ price of $16.25/vial in 116 low and middle-income countries. Gilead Sciences fails on promise to ... read more

Updated: 27 Jun, 2019
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New community members

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Jacqueline Huwa

Affiliated Organizations

Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme

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Malawi

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Musa mwansa

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Ministry of Health, Zambia

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Zambia

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Dr Hafiz Abdul Quddus

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General Hospital

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Pakistan