The Medicines Patent Pool and Otsuka Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Paediatric Formulations of Delamanid for Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis
980  

The Medicines Patent Pool and Otsuka Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Paediatric Formulations of Delamanid for Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis

The Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Otsuka to accelerate the development and manufacturing of, and access to, paediatric formulations containing delamanid for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). Delamanid 50mg tablet was recently added to the World Health Organization’s Essential ...

October 12, 2017
News  
Unitaid publishes its latest TB Diagnostic Technology Landscape
1007  

Unitaid publishes its latest TB Diagnostic Technology Landscape

The report published today focuses on the status of current, emerging and potential technologies in TB diagnosis. Many countries still rely on tools such as sputum-smear microscopy but new diagnostics are slowly changing the TB diagnostics landscape. Tuberculosis (TB) continues to be a major public health ...

July 25, 2017
News  
Ukraine’s proposal to the Global Fund reflects a country in transition
1045  

Ukraine’s proposal to the Global Fund reflects a country in transition

As the government prepares to take on more financial responsibility, the country still faces challenges because of ongoing conflict Ukraine has submitted a TB/HIV funding request worth $119.5 million that the country expects will help broaden services, especially among key populations. The proposal includes a further ...

June 28, 2017
News  
Indian Scientists Search for a New Way of TB Treatment
935  

Indian Scientists Search for a New Way of TB Treatment

Indian scientists from the University of Delhi have identified molecules that could effectively inhibit TB virus and have published all the results of the study in Scientific Reports journal. The molecules are targeting a gene, important for  the bacterium’s survival. Possibly they may find a new ...

June 22, 2017
News