Tuberculosis

A curable disease that kills millions in the developing world, tuberculosis offers a glaring example of global inequalities in access to health care.

News

Following World TB Day events from PIH sites around the world.

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A recent study details the experiences of families affected by drug-resistant tuberculosis

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Carmen’s story

From a tuberculosis patient to a successful entrepreneur in Peru.

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Program targets Haitian migrant communities in the Dominican Republic.

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Using an algorithm in Russia to target HIV patients and drug users at risk of infection.

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New major USAID grant to help PIH fight tuberculosis in Russia.

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Teboho’s story

When his family was too scared to help him, PIH's team in Lesotho knew that young Teboho needed more than just medicine.

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Kazakh physicians focus on addressing an epidemic of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.

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Teodulfo Blaas' MDR-TB diagnosis meant that he had to give up his job as a laborer. But thanks in part to SES, he's now a successful business owner.

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World TB Day 2010

View a slideshow of images depicting PIH's work to fight tuberculosis at our sites around the world.

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More TUBERCULOSIS news

Blog

Socios En Salud co-organizes event to bring attention to Peru’s fight against tuberculosis.

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Maliketso’s Story

A doctor shares the story of a MDR-TB patient, and the story of PIH’s work to fight MDR-TB in poor countries around the world.

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An interview with PIH-Russia’s medical director, Dr. Alex Golubkov.

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PIH Russia inaugurates WHO Collaborating Center in Novosibirsk.

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Examining the best ways to prevent the spread of a contagious disease across international borders.

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The Lancet reports on PIH partnership working to tackle tuberculosis in Chiapas, Mexico.

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Research Articles

Publication date: 08/07/08
by Mitnick CD, Shin SS, Seung KJ, Rich ML, Atwood SS, Furin JJ, Fitzmaurice GM, Alcantara Viru FA, Appleton SC, Bayona JN, Bonilla CA, Chalco K, Choi S, Franke MF, Fraser HS, Guerra D, Hurtado RM, Jazayeri D, Joseph K, Llaro K, Mestanza L, Mukherjee JS, Muñoz M, Palacios E, Sanchez E, Sloutsky A, Becerra MC.
New England Journal of Medicine. 2008

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Publication date: 10/21/09
by Keshavjee S. and Seung K.

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Publication date: 09/25/09
by Seung KJ, Omatayo DB, Keshavjee S, Furin JJ, Farmer PE, et al.
PLoS ONE. 2009

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Publication date: 10/18/08
by Keshavjee S, Gelmanova IY, Farmer PE, Mishustin SP, Strelis AK, Andreev YG, Pasechnikov AD, Atwood S, Mukherjee JS, Rich ML, Furin JJ, Nardell EA, Kim JY, Shin SS.
Lancet. 2008

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Publication date: 07/01/08
by Asencios, L., Yale, G., Yagui, M., Quispe, N., Taylor, A., Blaya, J., Contreras, C., Cegielski, P., Bayona, J., Bonilla, C., Shin, S.
International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

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Publication date: 08/23/06
by Somocurcio J, Sotomayor A, Shin S, Portilla S, Valcarcel M, Guerra D, Furin JJ.
Thorax. 2006

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Publication date: 08/01/06
by Mathew TA, Ovsyanikova TN, Shin SS, Gelmanova I, Balbuena DA, Atwood S, Peremitin GG, Strelis AK, Murray MB
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 2006;10(8):857-863.

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Publication date: 04/02/06
by Shin SS, Furin JJ, Alcantara F, Bayona J, Sanchez E, Mitnick CD.
Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2006;12(4):687-688.

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Publication date: 04/01/06
by Shin S S, Pasechnikov A D, Gelmanova I Y, Peremitin G G, Strelis A K, Andreev Y G, Golubchikova V T, Tonkel T P, Yanova G V, Nikiforov M, Yedilbayev A, Mukherjee J S, Furin J J, Barry D J, Farmer P E, Rich M L, Keshavjee S
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, April 2006, Vol. 10(4): 402-408.

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Publication date: 03/01/06
by Rich ML, Socci AR, Mitnick CD, Nardell EA, Becerra MC, Bonilla C, Bayona J, Seung KJ, Furin JJ, Farmer PE, Mukherjee JS
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 2006

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More TUBERCULOSIS articles

Manuals


Publication date: 12/01/09
by Hind Satti and Kwonjune Seung.
World Health Organization

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by Main Editor: Michael Rich
Socios En Salud Sucursal Perú

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Publication date: 12/31/05
by Chalco K; Guerra D; Llaro K; Mestanza L; Muñoz M; Palacios E; Shin S; Furin J; Sapag R; Acha J.
Socios En Salud Sucursal Perú

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Publication date: 12/31/03
Grupo IECA - PARTNERS TB Control (Education, Training, Communication, Advocacy Group of PARTNERS TB Control)

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Publication date: 01/01/03

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Essays


Publication date: 12/31/05
by Editors: Emma Rubin de Celis. Rocío Sapag; Authors: Rocío Valverde and SES Team of Nurses.
Socios En Salud Sucursal Perú

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Publication date: 07/31/02
by Paul Farmer
Partners In Health

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Publication date: 02/23/01
by Paul Farmer
University of California Press

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Books


Publication date: 12/31/05
by Chalco K; Guerra D; Llaro K; Mestanza L; Muñoz M; Palacios E; Shin S; Furin J; Sapag R; Acha J.
Socios En Salud Sucursal Perú

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Publication date: 04/01/04
by Annika Sweetland, Julio Acha, Dalia Guerra

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Publication date: 12/31/03
Grupo IECA - PARTNERS TB Control (Education, Training, Communication, Advocacy Group of PARTNERS TB Control)

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Publication date: 12/01/99
by Harvard Medical School
Open Society Institute

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Newsletters


Publication date: 12/09/09
by Partners In Health

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Publication date: 11/11/09
by Partners In Health

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Publication date: 09/16/09
by Partners In Health

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Publication date: 01/01/06
by Kanu Okike
Partners In Health

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Publication date: 01/01/05

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