Tuberculosis kills over one and a half million people each year, while governments struggle with inadequate infrastructure and the increasing threat of drug-resistant strains and co-infection with HIV/AIDS.
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International bodies are offering true research opportunities, but African funding is needed to prepare the ground, writes Linda Nordling.
TB is linked with a deadly silicosis epidemic hidden for decades in rural South Africa. Gold mining firms must make amends, says Jaine Roberts.
22 March 2012
An assessment of national tuberculosis policies in select countries emphasises the need for more public engagement.
27 June 2007
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Mobile phone health projects could drastically cut deaths from HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria and pregnancy-related conditions, says report.
10 April 2013
Six sessions have been dropped from the World Conference on Science Journalism programme due to a lack of money to help speakers attend.
5 February 2013