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Ethiopia + 2 more

Reaching the unreached: ENGAGE TB initiative

Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service - CNS Photograph is online at: https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/996009_633086303402054_1048253147_n.jpg?oh=f799fbd18971f7b436120982e128c8ab&oe=54DABB2E&__gda__=1427086941_902f88507642f611ef4e46b50941a0fb (CNS): Despite great strides made in TB care and control over the last few years, the latest data shows that 1/3 of all TB cases are…

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News and Press Release
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CNS
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24 Nov 2014

Eswatini

Tuberculosis and women: The case of Swaziland

Alice M Tembe, Citizen News Service – CNS: Swaziland Tuberculosis, commonly called TB, is caused by microscopic bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It can be pulmonary in nature, when it affects the lungs and is highly infectious or…

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News and Press Release
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CNS
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12 Mar 2013

South Africa + 2 more

Another Trial to Help Women Control HIV Infection Ends In Setback

Efforts to get women controlled HIV prevention tools have once again suffered a setback following the release of final results from a 4 year study that that sought to determine the safety and effectiveness of two…

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News and Press Release
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CNS
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04 Mar 2013

Uganda

Uganda in plan to vaccinate 3 million children against pneumonia

World Pneumonia Day, 12th November Lung Week: 12-17 November (CNS): Ms Mary Musoke of Kampala in Uganda is expecting to have her third born child in late March or early April 2013, making the delivery timely for the…

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News and Press Release
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CNS
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12 Nov 2012

Zimbabwe

TB and Diabetes Linkage Calls for An Integrated Response

(CNS): With diabetes largely associated with over-consumption of sugar by many Zimbabweans, it is hardly surprising that its link to tuberculosis (TB) is hardly a public health matter. TB kills more than 3,500 people each day…

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News and Press Release
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CNS
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25 Oct 2012

Zimbabwe

Quicker Response Required to Fight MDR TB

Harare, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe, like many countries across the world, is set to benefit from ongoing research into cheaper, quicker clinical responses to MDR-TB. Each year, 440,000 MDR-TB cases emerge and 150,000 people die. To prevent…

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News and Press Release
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CNS
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22 Aug 2012

Zimbabwe

Integrating TB/HIV Services in Zimbabwe: A Key Public Health Priority

Chief K Masimba Biriwasha - CNS (CNS): In Zimbabwe, there is a wide recognition of the need to integrate TB and HIV services but for people living with HIV (PLHIV), it is not evident, said Martha Tholanah,…

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News and Press Release
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CNS
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18 Jul 2012

Zimbabwe

TB in Children: Why Zimbabwe Must Act Now

Chief Masimba Biriwasha – CNS Harare, Zimbabwe: Tuberculosis (TB) is a major public health problem in Zimbabwe yet very little is known about the impact of the disease on children. Without a functional healthcare system and research…

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News and Press Release
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CNS
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21 Mar 2012

Kenya

Food insecurity robs good outcome of quality HIV care

Bobby Ramakant - CNS If people living with HIV (PLHIV) are food insecure, then we alarmingly lose the desired good outcomes of quality HIV treatment and care. This was powerfully articulated and backed by evidence in the session of Dr…

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News and Press Release
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CNS
Posted:
26 May 2011