Tuberculosis and HIV news releases
7 July 2009
WHO has published further research on the finding that Bacille Calmette-Guérin, or BCG, a standard tuberculosis vaccine, has a risk of causing death in babies living with HIV.
3 April 2009
Listen to a WHO podcast on multi-drug resistant Tuberculosis and HIV.
24 March 2009
25% of TB deaths were HIV-related in 2007, twice as many as previously estimated, according to a WHO report.
7 August 2008
New TB/HIV guidelines released to improve care and treatment of drug users, according to Aidsmap article
4 August 2008
News release: Targeted action on HIV and tuberculosis needed to reach drug users
June 2008 - HIV/TB Global Leaders Forum
The first ever HIV/TB Global Leaders' Forum at the United Nations Headquarters in New York has concluded with a call to strengthen the actions needed to respond to the dual threat of HIV/TB. The forum was the largest gathering of world leaders at a TB-related event.