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Assessing markets for new paediatric TB medicines

14 oct 2015 | Under News | Posted by

TESS Development Advisors is pleased to share the the results of our study on paediatric TB markets. The article « Understanding Market Size and Reporting Gaps for Paediatric TB in Indonesia, Nigeria and Pakistan: Supporting Improved Treatment of Childhood TB in the Advent of New Medicines” by Renia Coghlan, Elizabeth Gardiner, Farhana Amanullah, Chikwe Ihekweazu, Rina […]

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How much childhood TB is treated in the private sector? The Union Conference 2014

31 oct 2014 | Under News | Posted by

The Union conference brings together experts in the TB and Lung Health sectors. This year, absorbing the energizing sea air in Barcelona, the Union’s annual gathering focused increasingly on the previously neglected area of childhood TB. Fundamental to the challenge of improving treatment for childhood TB are three components: identifying the numbers of children affected, […]

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Toolkit to Combat Childhood TB

20 sept 2014 | Under News | Posted by

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) have released a training toolkit to improve detection and management of childhood TB. Childhood TB has long been a neglected disease, due in part to the challenges of diagnosing and correctly treating it in the face of limited diagnostic and […]

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World Malaria Day 2014

25 avr 2014 | Under News | Posted by

April 25th – World Malaria Day. According to the World Health Organization’s 2013 World Malaria Report, at least 627,000 people died of malaria in 2012. Malaria is still a huge health burden in Africa, with countless children, women and men affected every year. However, as we approach the MDG deadline of 2015, let us consider […]

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World TB Day, 24th March

24 mar 2014 | Under Information | Posted by

As the world celebrates World TB Day on 24th March, the Lancet has published a special edition highlighting some of the many issues, challenges and developments in this area. For further information, see the Lancet Tuberculosis 2014 edition. The Global Alliance for TB Drug Development is working to address the gap in R&D and access […]

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Roadmap for Childhood TB: Towards Zero Deaths

1 oct 2013 | Under Information | Posted by

Recognising the need to improve treatment and prevention of childhood TB, the Roadmap for Childhood TB has been launched in Washington DC. The roadmap draws attention to the challenges of addressing childhood TB: 74,000 children are estimated to have died of TB in 2012, with just over a half a million new cases affecting children […]

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