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Health, International, Politics

Global Fund raises nearly $13B to tackle AIDS, TB and malaria

An international fundraising conference in Montreal raised $12.9 billion US to replenish the Global Fund, a public-private partnership fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis, according to the Prime Minister’s Office. The sum fell just short of the $13 billion »

Environment, Health, Indigenous, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Tuberculosis and the Canadian North: treatable and due to social conditions

Tuberculosis has been a particular and serious health problem in Canada’s far north for almost 100 years. Scientists from McGill University have found that there is a commonality to the strain throughout the region known as Nunavik and elsewhere in »

Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Today is World Tuberculosis Day

Today, March 24th, marks the annual World Tuberculosis Day. It is a day to raise awareness and promote action against a disease that has lingered far too long in human history. It is a slow, debilitating disease that kills about a »