Archive for the Tuberculosis Category

Forum Recommendations: Tuberculosis

Posted by on November 23, 2009 at 17:51 pm

After reviewing the current state of clinical research on Tuberculosis, the following recommendations for future research were made by the researchers that participated in the scientific sessions:

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Tuberculosis scientific parallel sessions

Posted by on November 3, 2009 at 09:10 am

By Ochieng’ Ogodo

While tuberculosis (TB) is largely under control in developed countries, it is spreading fast in the developing world. It still haunts the poor in third world and health experts are now describing the advent of deadly drug-resistant strain spreading fast in the developing world as a time bomb.

It is for this reason that health experts at the Fifth European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership Forum in Arusha, Tanzania, October 12-14 emphasised quick diagnosis and treatment, development of effective vaccine and addressing the weak treatment systems. Read More

Filed Under: Tuberculosis, Tuesday

Fifth EDCTP Forum presentations

Posted by on October 30, 2009 at 16:28 pm

The presentations of all three Forum days and electronic posters are now available for download. Read More

PanACEA had its kick-off meeting in Moshi, Tanzania, 10 and 11 October, 2009

Posted by on October 27, 2009 at 11:19 am

by Dr Martin Boeree

PANACEARepresentatives of 11 African clinical trial sites and 3 European Universities, representatives of EDCTP, and pharmaceutical industry met for a kick-off of this new Consortium.  Intensive and constructive discussions were held on the science, the governance, the timelines and the capacity development aspects of the sites.  They were very nicely hosted by the KCRI, the Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute, in Moshi, through it Director and site PI, Dr. Gibson Kibiki. Read More

Filed Under: Preparations, Tuberculosis

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