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2014

WHO: People most at risk of HIV are not getting the health services they need (07/14/2014)

A mosaic of images representing the key populations for HIV services, men who have sex with men, people in prisons, people who inject drugs, sex workers and transgender people.

Failure to provide adequate HIV services for key groups – men who have sex with men, people in prison, people who inject drugs, sex workers and transgender people – threatens global progress on the HIV response, warns WHO.

WHO targets elimination of TB in over 30 countries (07/03/2014)

WHO targets elimination of TB in over 30 countries

The World Health Organization (WHO) today, together with the European Respiratory Society (ERS), presented a new framework to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) in countries with low levels of the disease.

PAHO/WHO calls for stepped-up efforts to detect and treat people with TB/HIV coinfections (06/04/2014)

Despite progress by countries of the Americas in reducing illness and deaths from tuberculosis (TB) and HIV in recent decades, 280,000 new TB cases and 98,000 new HIV cases were reported in the region in 2012.

In the Americas, one in five people with tuberculosis is unaware of the disease (03/21/2014)

Update: World TB Day 2014 (03/19/2014)

World TB Day 2014 (03/04/2014)

2013

Gains in tuberculosis control at risk due to 3 million missed patients and drug resistance (10/23/2013)

PAHO-USAID Training Program in Tuberculosis: Terms of Reference 2013-2014 (10/18/2013)

New PAHO publication “Tuberculosis in the Americas: Regional Report 2012” (09/12/2013)

Patients with Tuberculosis in the Dominican Republic Need More Social Protection to Offset Expenses, Study Says (06/19/2013)

Entrevista: La Tuberculosis es una enfermedad del pasado muy presente en la región (Only available in Spanish) (03/22/2013)

PAHO/WHO urges stepped-up efforts against TB in vulnerable urban groups in the Americas (03/18/2013)

World TB Day: Experts to discuss TB prevention and control in big cities (03/17/2013)

Situación de la implementación de las actividades de colaboración TB-VIH en las Américas. Resultados de una encuesta en los países de la Región – 2012 (01/14/2013)

2012

Call for Applications to the Regional Green Light Committee (rGLC) (11/15/2012)

USAID triples its financial support for PAHO/WHO project to fight tuberculosis in Latin America and the Caribbean (10/31/2012)

Taller Regional de Fortalecimiento de la Gestión de Medicamentos con énfasis en 2da Línea (In Spanish) (04/20/2012)

2011

USAID Grants PAHO $5 Million to Improve Health in Latin America and the Caribbean (11/21/2011)

World TB Day: Innovate to Accelerate Progress Toward Tuberculosis Elimination (03/24/2011)

2010

WHO: New Quick Test a Milestone for Tuberculosis Diagnosis and Care (12/08/2010)

Guidelines Improve Access of Health Workers to HIV and TB Services (12/03/2010)

PAHO Cites TB Progress, Honors Innovation on World TB Day (03/15/2010)

2009

36 Million People With TB Cured Using the Stop TB Strategy (12/07/2009)

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