TB-HIV co-infection

AIDS 2018: Finding ways to break barriers and build bridges to improve HIV prevention, care, and treatment

People infected and affected by HIV face multiple, far-reaching barriers every day – from structural barriers affecting their access to services and care, to societal and scientific barriers keeping them from enjoying healthy, safe, and full lives. We highlight some of these barriers, and what innovative approaches are being developed to bridge them.
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SHARE staff

World TB Day collection

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Elsevier

Although the number of deaths worldwide from tuberculosis—a disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis—fell by 22% between 2000 and 2015, it remains humanity’s biggest infectious killer and one of the top ten causes of all deaths. The 2016 WHO Global Tuberculosis Report estimated that in 2015 there were 10.4 million new tuberculosis cases and 1.4 million deaths. The interaction between tuberculosis and HIV is important, with an estimated 400 000 additional deaths occurring among people with co-infection.

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HIV treatment strategies that can weather future challenges

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Robert S Hogg , Aranka Anema , Erin A Hogg , Julio S G Montaner

Early initiation of antiretroviral therapy not only prevents AIDS and extends survival of people with HIV, but also significantly reduces new HIV infections. At the core of the treatment-as-prevention strategy is the goal of using safer, simpler, and better tolerated antiretroviral regimens to sustain suppression of viral replication and maintain an undetectable plasma viral load.

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Webinar: ENGAGE-TB: Integrating community-based TB services into the work of NGOs and other CSOs

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Webinar

Details Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 9:00am Eastern

Location FUZE Webinar

Presenter Dr. Thomas Joseph, TB/HIV and Community Engagement, World Health Organization

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From Rhetoric to Reality: An Analysis of Efforts to Scale Up The Response to TB-HIV

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ACTION global health advocacy partnership

A new research report from ACTION global health shows that joint TB-HIV activities are neglected by HIV programs and overwhelmingly carried out by TB programs, and that global guidelines to address TB-HIV have not been prioritized by leading donors and affected countries. 

The report was released at the 2014 International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia. 

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AIDS 2014: TB+HIV Networking Zone

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Melbourne, Australia

TB and HIV are two diseases that attack as one; TB is the leading killer of those with HIV. Working together to advance awareness and innovation to overcome both diseases is a must. The TB-HIV Networking Zone represents partners committed to fighting the TB-HIV co-epidemic. 

For the first time ever at an International AIDS Conference, TB will be recognized as a neglected issue in the fight against AIDS, and this deadly duo will be spotlighted with a dedicated TB+HIV Networking Zone at AIDS 2014 in Melbourne Australia. 

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