Community-based tuberculosis screening policies in the 30 high-burden countries

17. November 2020 at 08:53

by Olivia Biermann. Worldwide, 30 countries account for almost 90% of the global tuberculosis burden. Ending tuberculosis (TB) will require early detection of people with TB, and active case-finding is one strategy for doing so. In this new study, researchers at the Department of Global Public Health shed light on […]

2019 Gordon Research Seminar on Tuberculosis Drug Discovery and Development

7. März 2019 at 15:07

6th to 7th July 2019, Castelldefels, Spain. The main theme of the 2019 Gordon Research Seminar on Tuberculosis Drug Discovery and Development is Molecular and Cellular Insights in Tuberculosis: Identifying Novel Drugs and Therapeutic Targets. A wide range of cutting edge research topics from drug discovery to clinical applications and combat tuberculosis will be […]

Community-Based Tuberculosis Screening – a Double-Edged Sword?

10. April 2018 at 09:40

by Olivia Biermann. Tuberculosis (TB) is a major global health challenge – particularly in low- and middle-income countries. The World Health Organization’s (WHO) End TB Strategy and the Sustainable Development Goals aim at ending the global TB epidemic by 2035, which will require intensified activity to increase TB case detection […]

World Tuberculosis Day – 24th March

6. März 2018 at 16:11

24th March 2018, worldwide. Each year we commemorate World TB Day on March 24 to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of tuberculosis (TB) and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic. The date marks the day in 1882 when Dr. Robert […]

World TB Day 2017

6. April 2017 at 12:28

UNICEF and TB Alliance invite you to join us on World TB Day 2017 to participate in an interactive installation developed by the Louder than TB Campaign and listen to leaders in the fight against tuberculosis (TB), including people whose lives have been directly affected by TB. Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused […]

TB Alliance – Annual Report

11. April 2016 at 14:35

Tuberculosis – A Global Threat Tuberculosis (TB) is a global disease, found in every country in the world. It is the leading infectious cause of death worldwide. The World Health Organization estimates that two billion people – one third of the world’s population – are infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb), […]