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More countries demand Child-Friendly Medicines first launched in Kenya

TB Alliance Tuesday announced that one million treatment courses of child-friendly tuberculosis (TB) medicines have been ordered by 93 countries in the three years since the introduction of the products. The new medicines, which were first introduced nationally in Kenya in September 2016, are easier for caregivers to administer and for children to take. The

Tuberculosis Critical Group of Bacteria, needs new Antibiotics ─ TB Alliance tells WHO

By Herman Opondo TB Alliance and the broader TB community urge that The World Health Organization (WHO) was on Wednesday urged to add Mycobacterium tuberculosis to the critical group within the list of drug-resistant bacteria identified as urgent priorities for research and development. “The absence of TB from this list is shocking,” said Mel Spigelman,

Child-Friendly Tuberculosis Medicines Now Available in Kenya

By Eric Akasa The Kenya Ministry of Health together with TB Alliance and other partners Tuesday announced the launch of appropriately dosed, child-friendly tuberculosis (TB) medicines, making Kenya the first country in the world to roll out these products nationally. The improved medicines are easier for caregivers to give and for children to take, and

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