'We’re on the right track to institutionalising care that has the patient at the very centre.'
In South Africa, TB remains one of the leading causes of death.
The Hargeisa TB Hospital ©2017 World Vision Travelling to Somalia two weeks ago, I saw first-hand the devastation that drought
The plan shifts all the responsibility for implementation of the plan to the provinces, who are limited in their resources.
Meet Amy: a Sussex law graduate, an activist, a tea drinker, a cat lover. Amy is also a survivor. When she was just a university student, Amy battled one of the most deadly diseases in the world: tuberculosis (TB).
Why TB is included in the AMR review is clear: over the last few decades TB has been quietly transforming itself into new strains of drug resistant TB (DR-TB). DR-TB causes an astounding 500 deaths a day and can't be cured with normal TB drugs.
As duty bearers of human rights, it is the responsibility of states to ensure that their citizens are able to realise their rights. The High Level Panel's recommendations are set to come out in June and will be addressed to heads of state. It is yet to be known whether these recommendations will have an accountability mechanism attached to them so it may well fall to civil society to hold governments to account.
The UK has a world class education system and a world class National Health Service, but both of these are being undermined when policy makers continue to pollute minds with the idea that unfounded treatments, which fly in the face of scientific evidence, can find a space in our NHS.
A group of 26 eminent scientists and vets have written to the Prime Minister, urging his government to abandon badger culling and instead focus on cattle-based measures to control the spread of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in cattle.
A leading vet has made his fears known about the potential risk of cat owners catching tuberculosis (TB) from their pets