Osh project, fighting TB
Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the world’s biggest global health crises. Killing 1.7 million people in 2016, TB is the world’s deadliest infectious disease (WHO).

Obsolete treatments, the lack of an effective vaccine, and the lack of suitable diagnostic tools make it difficult to control the global TB epidemic. Some gains have been made in recent years; the first new TB drugs in half a century and the trial of a shorter course of treatment for drug-resistant TB. But the harsh reality remains - more than 10 million people fell sick with TB in 2016 and 600,000 developed drug-resistant TB , which is much harder to treat. The majority go undiagnosed and therefore untreated.

Tuberculosis

Quick Facts

 
Overcoming MDR-TB in Conflict: Lashio Clinic
Myanmar

Displaced couple cured of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Shan state

Project Update 17 Oct 2019
 
DMITRY Story: “I have nowhere to go.”
Belarus

TB patients improve treatment adherence with psychological and social support

Project Update 10 Oct 2019
 
OLEG Story: "I’d been through many things in my life, but I’d never experienced anything like it.”
Tuberculosis

TB drug delamanid must be more affordable and made available in more countries

Statement 10 Oct 2019
 
Johnson & Johnson demonstration - bedaquiline
Access to medicines

MSF demands Johnson & Johnson reduce price of lifesaving TB drug

Press Release 10 Oct 2019
 
Advanced HIV in Kinshasa
HIV/AIDS

Burden sharing or burden shifting? How the HIV/TB response is being derailed

Report 7 Oct 2019
 
Insein clinic, for treatment for HIV, TB, and Hepatitis C in Yangon. By Alessandro Penso, Feb 2018.
HIV/AIDS

Urgent boost and reality check needed for HIV and TB funding

Press Release 6 Oct 2019
 
MSF Moreh Clinic
Tuberculosis

Promising new tuberculosis drug pretomanid approved, but will it be affordable?

Press Release 15 Aug 2019
 
Kim Kholling (50)
Photo Story

Putting people at the centre of TB, HIV and hepatitis treatment in Manipur

30 Jul 2019
Photo Story
 
Fighting HIV and TB dual epidemic
HIV/AIDS

Fight is not over as AIDS deaths remain high

Press Release 16 Jul 2019
fieldresearch.msf.org

We produce important research based on our field experience. So far, we have published articles in over 100 peer-reviewed journals. These articles have often changed clinical practice and have been used for humanitarian advocacy. Read all our Tuberculosis-related articles on our dedicated Field Research website.

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Osh project, fighting TB