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Medical Frontlines webcast - New approaches to drug-resistant tuberculosis

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An online panel discussion on the global crisis of drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and New York Times science writer Denise Grady. The panel, comprised of health care workers and patient advocates working to improve treatment for people living with DR-TB, featuring Dr. Grania Brigden, TB advisor, MSF Access Campaign; Cathy Hewison, TB medical advisor at MSF; Mark Harrington, executive director of the Treatment Action Group; and Evaline Kibuchi, Senior TB advocacy manager at the Kenya AIDS NGO Consortium (KANCO).

 

How is it possible...

...that we sent people to the moon almost 50 years ago, yet millions of people with tuberculosis are still treated with old, inadequate medicines?