Partners' open letter to WHO demands TB be put on Global Priority List

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Representatives from 40 of the leading institutions working in TB and Global Health delivered a letter to WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan requesting inclusion of mycobacterium tuberculosis in the WHO's Global Priority List of antibiotic-resistant bacteria to guide research, discovery and development of new antibiotics.

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The "Zero TB Initiative" sparks new action to end TB


To help accelerate the response to the TB epidemic, the Stop TB Partnership, the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Advance Access & Delivery (AA&D), and Interactive Research and Development (IRD) have come together to launch the Zero TB Initiative to support cities, districts, and islands that are committed to achieving a rapid reduction in the number of people suffering from TB.

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