endTB in Belarus

Implementer: Médecins sans Frontières

Site: Republican Scientific and Practical Centre of Pulmonology and Tuberculosis, Minsk

The MDR-TB morbidity rates in Belarus are among the highest registered in the world. In 2016, 38% of all new cases were considered to have MDR-TB, as did 72% of previously treated cases (WHO Global TB Report 2017). 
 According to the WHO review of the national TB program in Belarus, MDR-TB and XDR-TB should be considered a public health emergency in the country.

endTB welcomes UNITAID’s Grant extension

26 September 2018

Boston/Paris/Dubai, September 26, 2018. Partners In Health (PIH), Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), and Interactive Research & Development (IRD) welcome Unitaid’s commitment to ending Tuberculosis, by investing an additional $21 million in the endTB project.

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