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Why Is Multidrug-Resistant TB A Health Security Threat?

10/13/2016

The Huffington Post –  Dr. Ariel Pablos-Mendez Assistant Administrator for Global Health, U.S. Agency for International Development;  Dr. Mario Raviglione Director of the Global Tuberculosis Programme at the World Health Organization (WHO);  Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Tuberculosis

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1.8 Million People Died From TB – It’s Time To Turn The Tide

10/13/2016

The Huffington Post – Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Tuberculosis

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We Cannot Deny It Anymore. TB is the New Global Health Emergency.

10/13/2016

Stop TB Partnership Announcement – Dr. Lucica Ditiu’s reaction to WHO’s Global TB Report 2016

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An Entirely Curable Disease Is A Top 10 Killer Around The World

10/13/2016

The Huffington Post – Lauren Weber The Morning Email Editor

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WHO report warns global actions and investments to end TB epidemic are falling far short

10/13/2016

Washington | 13 October 2016 – New data published by the World Health Organization  (WHO) in its 2016 Global Tuberculosis (TB) Report show that countries need to move much faster to prevent, detect and treat the disease if they are to meet global targets. Governments have agreed on targets to end the TB epidemic both […]

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On Antimicrobial Resistance, It’s Now or Never

09/20/2016

LONDON – We often take it for granted that any infection we encounter can be cured, and that all-powerful modern medicine will do precisely what it is supposed to do. https://www.project-syndicate.org/print/antimicrobial-resistance-un-general-assembly-by-jim-o-neill-and-eric-goosby-2016-09

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Statement of UN Special Envoy Eric Goosby on the Fifth Global Fund Replenishment

09/20/2016

It is with deep admiration that I applaud the Global Fund for a highly successful Fifth Replenishment Meeting. At a time when there is great competition for limited resources, the Fund succeeded in securing a $12.9 million commitment to fight AIDS, TB and malaria and strengthen health systems to tackle global health challenges like Ebola […]

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MDR – TB: Are We Making the Curable Incurable?

06/01/2016

Dr. Eric Goosby | Spring 2016 | CGHD.ORG — Tuberculosis (TB) is now the number one infectious disease killer in the world surpassing HIV/AIDS. Approximately 4,100 people a day die from TB and of the estimated 9 million annual deaths from all infectious causes, 1.5 million are attributed to TB. That translates to one out […]

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