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

 
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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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