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. 

27. May 2014


Phumeza Tisile, a former XDR-TB patient, took the Drug-Resistant TB Manifesto to the 67th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. Over fifty-five thousand people signed the petition that calls for urgent action to improve treatment for people living with drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB).



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