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.
"TEST ME, TREAT ME"
People with DR-TB & their medical providers have launched a manifesto demanding improved diagnostics & treatment, increased access to treatment, and the finances necessary to support these activities.
Zimbabwe 2012 © Julie Remy
Tuberculosis: The Issues
Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis: No Promises
Patients with tuberculosis must undergo lengthy, arduous treatment regimens in the best of times. When stricken with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, or MDR-TB, however, the road back to health is even more difficult...