Australian Respiratory Council

Month: September 2021

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Stop TB Partnership launches a Digital Health Technology Hub to contribute to the transformation of TB response

Digital health technologies present a pivotal opportunity to modernize healthcare systems by empowering underserved communities and people affected by TB, improving access to quality healthcare, increasing programmatic efficiencies, enhancing healthcare professionals’ work, and augmenting healthcare data management to enable real-time decision-making. Read more Back to News

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ACTnet Podcast Series

TBPod is a podcast for clinicians and policymakers caring for patients with tuberculosis. The podcast presents discussions with expert clinicians, researchers, policymakers and advocates about their work in the field of tuberculosis.  Read more Back to News

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WHO Global TB 2020

TB remains the top infectious killer in the world claiming close to 4000 lives a day. Millions of people continue to fall ill with TB- a preventable and curable disease each year. The Global TB Report 2020 provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and progress in the response, at global, regional …

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The results are in: Artificial intelligence outperforms humans at reading chest x-rays for signs of tuberculosis

Lancet Digital Health just published the new ground-breaking study by the Stop TB Partnership, showing that artificial intelligence (AI) by far outperformed experienced human radiologists in diagnosing tuberculosis (TB). In theory, and increasingly in practice, AI can be used in synergy with existing human resources to accelerate TB case detection on the ground, modernizing TB …

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The Global Fund 20 Years of Impact

The Global Fund Results Report reveals the devastating impact of COVID-19 on global HIV, TB and Malaria Programs. The Results Report shows that while some progress was made, key programmatic results have declined for the first time in the history of the Global Fund. Read more Back to News