Month

March 2020
Dear friends, colleagues and partners, As COVID-19 spreads across the globe, we hope that each and everyone one of you is keeping safe and taking all the measures you can to flatten the curve, including social distancing, washing hands, and other hygiene measures. This year for World TB Day, the IMPAACT4TB partners had planned a...
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WHO operational handbook on Tuberculosis Module 1: Prevention Tuberculosis Preventive Treatment The WHO operational handbook on tuberculosis: tuberculosis preventive treatment is the companion, implementation guide to the 2020 WHO guidelines on TB preventive treatment.[1] Just as these guidelines are the first to be released under the rubric of the WHO consolidated TB guidelines, this handbook...
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Publication: WHO consolidated guidelines on Tuberculosis Module 1: Prevention Tuberculosis preventive treatment The 2020 recommendations for the programmatic management of TB preventive treatment are the first to be released under the rubric of WHO consolidated TB guidelines (Module 1 – Prevention). The WHO consolidated TB guidelines will gradually group all TB recommendations and will be...
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New, shorter treatment to prevent TB to be rolled out in five high-burden TB countries Three-month regimen expected to prevent TB in those at highest risk of developing the disease, including people living with HIV and children under the age of five 24 March 2020 (Johannesburg, South Africa) – Today, the Aurum Institute and its...
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