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MSF at the 45th Union Conference for Lung Health

2 min

28th October - 1 November 2014
Barcelona, Spain
http://barcelona.worldlunghealth.org

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Press Release

MSF sounds alarm on practices and policies dangerously out of step with what’s needed to contain the global drug-resistant TB crisis

New report

'‘Out of Step: Deadly implementation gaps in the TB response'

Fact sheet

"Ready, Set, Slow down:
New and promising DR-TB drugs are grabbing headlines but not reaching patients"
Download the fact sheet

Film Screening & Panel Discussion

"TB: A Silent Killer", an acclaimed documentary about drug-resistant TB, set in Swaziland
16.15 - 17.30, Thursday 30 October, Hotel Diagonal Zero, Barcelona
Download the Flim Screening flyer

Side events

14.00-16.30, Friday 31st October
MSF Symposium on TB and R&D (Room 114, the CCIB)
Changing the status quo in TB drug and regimen R&D
Chair: Christian Lienhardt (WHO)

Download the R&D Symposium flyer

Roundtable discussions at Community Corner

Booths 49 + 51, Exhibition Area
15.00, Friday 31st October
Roundtable discussion at Community Corner
DRUG REGISTRATION: Accelerating new & repurposed Group 5 Drugs into markets and bodies
Led by Christophe Perrin, MSF Access Campaign Pharmaceutical Coordinator 10.15, Saturday 1st November
Roundtable discussion at Community Corner
EXPERIENCE & ENABLERS for decentralized DR-TB management
Led by Busisiwe Beko, MSF TB Counsellor in Khayelitsha, South Africa

Photo story "Out of step: A More Robust Response Needed Now"

Flipboard magazine 'One woman's fight to tackle drug-resistant TB: a year in pictures'    

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?