What is Tuberculosis? - iM4TB
In 2012, an estimated 530 000 children became ill with TB and 74 000 HIV-negative children died of TB. TB is a leading killer of people living with HIV causing one quarter of all deaths. Multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB). Is present in virtually all countries surveyed. The estimated number of people falling ill with tuberculosis each year is declining, although. Very slowly, which means that the world is on track to achieve the Millennium Development Goal. Source: World Health Organisation ( WHO factsheets.
News - iM4TB
07 May 2015 – Innovative Medicines for Tuberculosis (iM4TB) Foundation announces Nobel Prize Winner Françoise Barré-Sinoussi as Patron. 19 January 2015 – Prof. Stewart Cole elected to French National Academy of Pharmacy. 25 July 2014 – EPFL joins forces with pharmaceutical company to fight tuberculosis in most countries of the former Russian Federation. Financial Times – Genetics offers route to cure tuberculosis. Medical Press – New and extremely promising antibiotic for tuberculosis. RSR – Radio ...