We are calling for the development of a point-of-care TB test and working to increase access to treatment for drug resistant TB by supporting the introduction of promising new medicines and tackling supply problems of older drugs. 

31. October 2014

MSF sounds alarm on drug-resistant TB

Practices and policies are dangerously out of step with what’s needed to contain the global drug-resistant TB crisis.



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