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.

24. February 2016.

Just 2% of people with the severest cases of drug-resistant TB currently have access to new, more effective treatments

MSF stresses the urgent need to increase people’s access to these more effective treatments, by making them affordable and available. Read more

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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MSF drug-resistant TB treatment in India
Narendra (name changed for anonymity) is one of only 2% of drug-resistant TB patients in need that have access to new TB drugs...

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