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Covering All the Bases: Ensuring Availability of TB Medicines

Reposted from MSH at the Union World Conference on Lung Health 2013. When purchasing a medicine from the shelf of a local pharmacy, it’s easy to forget the many miles traveled and challenges overcome to make it available to consumers. This is especially true for tuberculosis medicines, which come from a limited number of manufacturers and … Read more


Strengthening Strategies and Collaboration for Improved Management of TB Medicines

“If we don’t have drugs, we don’t have programs,” Dr. Angélica Salomão of the World Health Organization Africa Region said, summing up the motivation behind the 2nd Africa TB Regional Conference on Management of TB Medicines. From December 5-7, 2012 representatives from the World Health Organization (WHO), National Tuberculosis Programs (NTP), global TB partners and … Read more

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