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NHLS Joins the World in Reaching the Target on TB

12 June 2012; Durban. According to the Chairperson of the TB Conference Prof Martie van der Walt, the rate of TB infection is on...

MDR-TB Treatment Programmes Underfunded

A new report has revealed that the global response to help countries improve treatment of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is underfunded and ineffective. The dossier was compiled...

Why eradicating polio everywhere has been so hard to crack

Nigerian children receiving the polio vaccine in Lagos. EPA Melinda Suchard, National Institute for Communicable Diseases Polio is a disease that struck fear into the hearts of...