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Breaking news – new data shows that TB is now the world’s leading infectious killer

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The World Health Organization (WHO) Global Tuberculosis (TB) Programme today (Wednesday 28 October) released its annual Global TB Report detailing the extent of the global TB epidemic. The figures revealed that TB has surpassed HIV and is now the leading infectious disease killer claiming more...

November Conference Call Recording is Now Available!

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We are pleased to share the recording of Novembers conference call. On this month’s call we were joined by Sona Bari, Senior Communications Officer at World Health Organization. Sona spoke about the work of Global Polio Eradication Initiative and the importance of having one last push to...

TB: The World’s Deadliest Infectious Disease at Large in London

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Recently the World Health Organisation (WHO) published its annual Global Tuberculosis Report . For the first time ever, the report confirmed TB’s unwanted title of the world’s deadliest infectious...

The Ross Fund: what is it and why is it important?

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In a week of major change and upheaval in the UK’s approach to international development – the majority of which will be covered in a different blog – one particular announcement has great significance for RESULTS UK’s TB work.


January conference call recording is now available!

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In 2016, we will be campaigning on three important issues on which grassroots advocacy can have real impact, and which will potentially affect the lives of millions of people: TB; nutrition; and climate risk insurance. On this month's conference call, we introduced these new campaigns to...

February Conference Call Now Available- Let’s push for a strong Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria.

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A recording of this month's conference call is now available to download. On this month's call we were joined by Lucica Ditiu, Executive Director of the Stop TB Partnership. Lucica spoke about the growing burden of tuberculosis and the importance of a bold pledge from the UK Government to The...

Global Fund Replenishment off to a strong start with ambitious pledges

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This week our campaign to Take Out TB took a big step forward with some fantastic news from Canada: Justin Trudeau announced that Canada will pledge CAD785 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for its 2017-19...

Once in a generation opportunity to transform the fight against the world’s biggest infectious killer

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Today’s publication of Lord Jim O’Neill’s ground-breaking global Review on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) should act as the wake-up call the world desperately needs. The recommendations of the review quite rightly identify tuberculosis as the “cornerstone of the global AMR challenge”. We have to act and we have to act now.

Champions for The Global Fund

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Last year, tuberculosis surpassed HIV as the world’s leading infectious killer. Whilst the impact of the epidemic is felt most acutely in developing countries, TB rates are on the rise in the west, including here in the UK and in London especially - the former TB capital of Western Europe. Two...

In pictures: bringing TB services in Cambodia closer to the community

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Bringing health services closer to the community has helped to drastically increase the number of people accessing healthcare in Cambodia, including treatment for tuberculosis. Today, we accompanied a mobile outreach clinic to Srosomthmy village and Proy village in Momot district to diagnose...


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