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.

25. March 2015

Ready, set, slow down

The first new TB drugs in decades are approved for use, but remain largely out of the reach of patients. Why is this and how can we speed up access to these new lifesaving treatments?



Tuberculosis: The Issues

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Learn about the issues MSF & others confront in the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis.

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DRTB in the town of Mon
In the mountainous region of Nagaland in North East India, MSF is working alongside the local and national authorities to provide treatment for patients with drug resistant TB in the town of Mon...

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MSF & Tuberculosis

Find out about MSF’s treatment programmes for TB - in 2013, MSF treated 29,900 TB patients in more than 30 countries.

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Tuberculosis Facts

The most commonly used diagnostic test was first used in the 1880s!

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