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ACTnet TB Nursing & Public Health Webinar

ACTnet TB Nursing & Public Health Webinar

Join us as we hear from dedicated nurses who present case studies from their work with communities impacted by TB across Australia. For more information download the PDF: . Registration: Back to News

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WHO launches the TB research tracker

The World Health Organization (WHO) Global Tuberculosis Programme is launching a new online platform to track progress in the development of new treatment regimens, vaccines as well as operational research projects designed to improve TB prevention, treatment, and care. The TB research tracker will serve as a single access point consolidating the latest information on …

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WHO Director-General’s Flagship Initiative

In advance of the 2023 UN High Level Meeting on TB, the World Health Organization (WHO) has expanded the scope of the WHO Director-General’s Flagship Initiative to fast-track progress towards ending TB, over the period 2023-2027. The focus of the initiative will be on ensuring universal access to prevention, care and the latest tools and technologies to …

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World TB Day 2023

World TB Day, falling on March 24th each year, is designed to build public awareness that tuberculosis today remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing the deaths of nearly one-and-a-half million people each year, mostly in developing countries. It commemorates the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch astounded the scientific community by announcing that …

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Estimating the long- term effects of mass screening for latent and active TB in the Marshall islands

Population-based screening programmes for latent and active tuberculosis (TB) were implemented in the Republic of the Marshall Islands in 2017 and 2018. A transmission dynamic model of TB informed by local data to capture the Marshall Islands epidemic’s historical dynamics was developed. Modelling suggests that it would be possible to achieve TB pre-elimination by 2040 …

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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