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Simple stool-based diagnosis could be a global life-saver by enabling millions more children at risk from TB and MDR-TB to be tested

Other scientific studies released at today’s official MDR-TB press conference at the 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health includes data from multiple countries showing impact of innovative MDR-TB treatment effort with Bedaquiline curing hundreds of cases of MDR-TB in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

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Francophone study in Africa preventing potential tuberculosis in nearly 2000 children; a model for defeating childhood TB in high burden countries

New studies demonstrate drastic reductions in the length of time patients need to stay on preventative tuberculosis (TB) therapy

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Tuberculosis is a human rights issue delegates told at the opening of the 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health in The Hague

The conference theme Declaring Our Rights: Social and Political Solutions highlights the essential need for a human rights approach and greater political commitment to eradicate TB and reduce the global threats of tobacco use, air pollution and other lung diseases.

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Tuberculosis at the crossroads

Tuberculosis at the crossroads: Human rights and TB science under the spotlight at the 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health to be held in The Hague

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The City of The Hague to light up iconic landmarks for World TB Day

The Hague, The Netherlands, will join cities across the globe emblazoning its landmarks in red to mark World TB Day on 24 March and to shine a light on the city as the host for the 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health in October.

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The 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health to be held in The Hague in 2018

The 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health will focus on human rights when it comes to The
Hague, The Netherlands, 24-27 October 2018.

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