Publications: Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis and Universal Health Coverage

25 October 2019
Tuberculosis and Universal Health Coverage: A Policy Report from Kenya and 31 other countries

22 year old Boars (left) sits outside his cobbler shop with Stanislaus, his community health worker. Image: Rachael Hore

This report aims to define what provision of TB services in “the context of progress towards UHC” looks like in practice, and to what extent the recognition of the co-dependency of ending TB and achieving UHC at international fora like the UN and WHO translates to action...

TB community call on the G20 for global leadership on TB

16 March 2017

In the coming months, Health Ministers and Heads of State at the G7 and G20 will be discussing antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and the position of tuberculosis within it. In addition to being the world’s leading infectious killer, TB is one of the world’s leading drug-resistant threats. It is responsible for one-in-three deaths from AMR and is the only major airborne form of AMR.

Tackling the complexities of TB R&D will require a comprehensive mechanism with high level political...

Steady Progress in Cambodia - Report of a Parliamentary Delegation to Cambodia

2 February 2014

Earlier this year RESULTS UK led a Parliamentary Delegation to Cambodia which was attended by Mark Pawsey MP, Baroness Alison Suttie, Michael Connarty MP, Nic Dakin MP and RESULTS UK board member Reg Davis. The delegation saw first hand the progress Cambodia has made in health and education and the struggles it continues to face (particularly with under-five child mortality and TB). This report highlights the key findings of the delegation, along with recommendations for both the UK and Cambodian governments.

UK TB Voices

1 November 2013

The story of TB is told in numbers. The deadliest pandemic in human history, TB continues to kill 1.3 million people a year. More than 2 billion people carry the TB bacteria through latent TB infection. Individual treatment costs run into the hundreds of thousands of pounds, drug regimens are measured in months and years, the number of pills in the thousands. The funding shortfalls run into the billions.

At the heart of each of those statistics is an individual: a patient, a husband...

Tuberculosis in South Africa's Gold Mines; A United Call to Action

This report, co-authored by RESULTS UK and the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa, seeks to summarise the epidemics of TB and silicosis and among Southern Africa’s gold miners; to detail civil society, governmental and other stakeholder campaigns and interventions to tackle the crises; and to present policy recommendations for donor and regional governments, CSOs and mining companies.

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