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AusAID to boost funding for health innovation research

Health research and innovation geared towards the needs of developing countries are the focus of AusAID's draft …

10/09/12

News

Vietnam partners with Australia to combat TB

Vietnam is seeking help from experts in Australia to reduce its levels of tuberculosis, one of the highest in Asia.

17/05/12

News

Space technology to speed up TB detection

Technology originally conceived for space exploration could provide faster and more accurate testing for …

04/10/07

News

New drug combination 'speeds TB recovery'

Adding the antibiotic moxifloxacin to a TB drug combination could reduce treatment to just four months, say …

28/09/07

News

Gates foundation gives US$280 million to fight TB

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will donate US$280 million to fund several initiatives to fight tuberculosis.

19/09/07

News

Scientists call for more patient-friendly TB drugs

Scientists have found why many patients don't adhere to TB drug regimens — and say new patient-friendly treatments …

08/08/07

News

African researchers test new TB vaccine

Trials have begun in Africa for a TB vaccine, which researchers hope will last longer than the old vaccine, and …

30/07/07

Opinion

Commercialising neglected diseases the 'wrong way'

Donors shouldn't waste precious funds for neglected diseases on tempting big pharma into developing vaccines, …

30/07/07

News

Gaps in HIV/TB research spell 'catastrophe'

Patients infected with both HIV and TB are not being diagnosed or treated adequately due to wide gaps in research, …

24/07/07

Opinion

Turning the tide on tuberculosis: a combined effort

The many sponsors of tuberculosis drugs must work together to find new effective treatments, says Mel Spigelman.

04/07/07

Opinion

Isolating TB patients: prevention better than cure

Jerome Singh argues that we need to isolate patients with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis to prevent a …

04/07/07

Opinion

Collaboration to kill: HIV/AIDS and TB

Developing nations must pay more than mere lip service to WHO advice on linking HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis …

04/07/07