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Stop TB Partnership launches plan to end tuberculosis by 2030

The Stop TB Partnership on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, unveiled a costed plan for the world to end tuberculosis (TB), the second leading infectious...

Namibia teams up with Mozambique on infectious diseases project

Namibia and Mozambique have joined hands on a research project looking at how to apply indigenous knowledge in the management of infectious diseases like...

European Commission authorises new treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis

Pretomanid, a novel compound developed by the non-profit organisation, TB Alliance, has been granted a conditional marketing authorisation by the European Commission (EC) for...

Nigeria receives $890m to tackle HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria

Nigeria has received $890 million grant from Global Fund to reduce the burden of HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria over an implementation period of three...

Covid-19 will cause 1.4m more TB deaths by 2025, says report

A new report says that the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic is having unintended yet drastic consequences on tuberculosis (TB) services, with lockdowns...

Fresh concern over drug-resistant tuberculosis

TB Alliance and the broader TB community are asking the World Health Organisation (WHO) to add Mycobacterium tuberculosis to the critical group within the list of drug-resistant...

Buhari urged to make tuberculosis control a priority

Stakeholders working to reduce the burden of Tuberculosis under The Global Fund to Fight AIDS TB and Malaria grant to Nigeria have called on...

TB drug candidate advanced into clinical testing

TBA-354 is the first potential tuberculosis drug to advance to Phase 1 trial in six years The Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance) has...

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Three insurers distance themselves from controversial EACOP project

Insurance providers Argo Group and Axis Capital, both Lloyd’s of London members, and RSA Insurance Group Limited, a leading...
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Policymakers review analysis for green recovery and transition in Nigeria’s agriculture, energy sectors

Researchers and high-level representatives from relevant ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, convened for a...

UNEP marks five years anniversary of Minamata Convention on Mercury

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has marked five years since the Minamata Convention on Mercury entered into force. UNEP,...

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Three insurers distance themselves from controversial EACOP project

Insurance providers Argo Group and Axis Capital, both Lloyd’s...

Policymakers review analysis for green recovery and transition in Nigeria’s agriculture, energy sectors

Researchers and high-level representatives from relevant ministries, departments and...