Uganda: Ministry of Health Launches Plan to Prevent TB in People Living With HIV
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -A new plan aimed at preventing Tuberculosis among Persons Living with HIV has been launched in Kampala. The plan will see Persons Living with HIV introduced to Isoniazid Preventive Treatment-IPT, to purposely stop the development of TB or treat any undiagnosed TB in their bodies.
[The Herald] PEOPLE living with HIV and those with tuberculosis can now collect their medication from mobile refill centres in Harare.
[Premium Times] Nigeria has received an $890 million grant from the Global Fund to reduce the burden of HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria over an implementation period of three years, beginning from 2021 to 2023.
[GFO] On 7 July 2020, the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB), and Malaria, approved the Secretariat's request to use wambo.org for non-Global Fund financed procurement of products related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Global Fund is already using the wambo.org platform to facilitate procurement of these products by Principal Recipients (PRs) using grant funds. These funds include the $500 million in grant flexibilities and an additional $500 million made available through
[Premium Times] A new report has shown that deaths from HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria could double if systems for health are overwhelmed, treatment and prevention programmes are disrupted and resources are diverted.
[Global Fund] Geneva -A new report [ download in English ] released by the Global Fund today estimates that countries affected by HIV, tuberculosis and malaria urgently need US$28.5 billion to protect the extraordinary progress achieved in the fight against the three diseases in the past two decades.
[Global Fund] The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria was ranked in the top category among organizations and nations that are major donors of global aid for its transparency and accountability, an independent report published on Wednesday showed.
Conclusion: Children in orphanage A came to us at a younger age, in more advanced stage of disease, and were more malnourished. Orphanage A was started on ART earlier in life. The prevalence of TB was higher in orphanage A prior to ART. MDR-TB was seen in both orphanages, with prevalence ranging from 3.5% to 5.5%.
Pallavi Goyal, Shivi Nijhawan, Manisha Nijhawan, Savita AgrawalIndian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS 2020 41(1):110-113Cutaneous lesions as a part of Crohn's disease (CD) may occur as a totally separate entity without the involvement of the gastrointestinal tract, in which case it is termed as metastatic CD. A 23-year-old female presented with complaints of vulvar swelling and multiple, oval-linear, typical knife cutting deep ulcers on the perineal folds. Biopsy showed epithelioid cell granuloma in the dermis. Differential diagnosis included cutaneous tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, deep fungal infection,...
[UCT] The Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation (DTHF) in association with the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre (DTHC), an accredited research centre at the University of Cape Town's (UCT) Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IDM), has been working to accommodate and incorporate COVID-19 research and trials at its existing HIV and tuberculosis (TB) research sites.
Purpose of review We will present recent articles focusing on HIV synergistic interactions with other sexually transmitted infections, tuberculosis, and hepatitis, as well as recent advances in the study of social and behavioral determinants that facilitate this clustering of infectious disease. For each synergistic interaction, we highlight evidence-based interventions that clinicians and policymakers should consider to tackle HIV and infectious disease syndemics. Recent findings Significant advances in understanding the behavioral and structural determinants of HIV and other infectious disease synergisms have been m...