Rewind 2012: Global Stop-TB eForum

The Global Stop-TB eForum facilitated by Citizen News Service - CNS looked back at its archives to enlist key issues raised related to tuberculosis (TB) and online consultations it hosted in the year 2012. Over 1600 members from over 40 countries were part of this online information exchange with over 200 of them having their say in form of commentaries, in-depth articles, case studies, or other input.

ONLINE CONSULTATIONS in 2012:
Three online consultations were hosted in 2012 on the Global Stop-TB eForum on following issues:
1. Childhood TB 
    Summary online here 
2. TB-HIV co-infection
3. Multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) 
    Summary online here 

ISSUES RAISED in 2012:
- TB-HIV co-infection
- Isoniazid Preventive Therapy (IPT)
- Anti-TB drug-resistance
- Childhood TB
- Research and development (R&D) for new anti-TB drugs, diagnostics
- R&D for new TB vaccine
- TB and diabetes co-morbidity
- TB and human rights
- TB and community engagement
- TB and nutrition
- TB treatment access issues
- Genital TB in women
- TB and women
- Extrapulmonary TB
- MDR-TB and HIV co-infection
- TB and poverty
- TB and tobacco

CNS TB NEWS ARTICLES in 2012
Be welcome to read and share TB articles written by correspondents of Citizen News Service - CNS on TB related issues in 2012. These are online here.

Looking forward to your continued support, active participation and patronage in 2013 and beyond. The Stop-TB eForum will come alive again after season's break on 7th January 2013!

Join the Global Stop-TB eForum by sending an email to:
Stop-TB-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

Citizen News Service - CNS
Email: stopTB@citizen-news.org

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