TB has always taken its toll on poor nations, but the way the epidemic is evolving — the growing link between TB and HIV that threatens to overwhelm sub-Saharan Africa, and the drug-resistant strains that are making treatment harder — means that understanding the changing face of the disease is more important than ever.
The collection includes:
- An introduction to TB and SciDev.Net's online resource: www.scidev.net/tb/intro
- Facts & figures on the prevalence of TB in the developing world: www.scidev.net/tb/facts
- Opinions – key stakeholder views on collaboration, treatment and diagnostics: www.scidev.net/tb/opinion
- A feature examining the threat of bovine TB to human health: www.scidev.net/tb/feature
- Articles – all SciDev.Net's latest TB coverage: www.scidev.net/tb/articles
- Policy – summaries of relevant policy briefs: www.scidev.net/tb/policy
- Key documents – short summaries of significant publications: www.scidev.net/tb/key_docs
- Links to key organisations relevant to TB treatment and control: www.scidev.net/tb/links
- Definitions – a directory of terms used in TB research, treatment and control: www.scidev.net/tb/definitions
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