1. Tuberculosis rates fall in the Top End

    Tuberculosis rates fall in the Top End

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    The rate of tuberculosis (TB) in the Northern Territory (NT) is decreasing. However it is still the highest in Australia, according to a collaborative study between the Northern Territory Centre for Disease Control, Menzies School of Health Research and the Doherty Institute.

  2. History of tuberculosis control in Australia

    History of tuberculosis control in Australia

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    This case study focuses on the role played by NHMRC and Australian governments in the virtual eradication of tuberculosis in Australia during the 20th century.

  3. Healthy Tomorrow | Christmas edition 2019

    Healthy Tomorrow | Christmas edition 2019

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    In this edition, we are proud to present a snapshot of the announcements, awards and events that have occurred over the past few months.

  4. Management of Tuberculosis: a guide for clinicians

    Management of Tuberculosis: a guide for clinicians

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    The TB Forum has published "Management of Tuberculosis", edited and composed by many of the TB-CRE's key investigators. Including Menzies Associate Professor Anna Ralph

  5. How we can end TB by 2030

    How we can end TB by 2030

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    A regional research collaboration with the Menzies School of Health Research has been highly productive in building capacity in PNG and Indonesia,.

  6. Tuberculosis services in PNG in the journal Public Health Action.

    Tuberculosis services in PNG in the journal Public Health Action.

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    A major output from the Tropical Disease Research Regional Collaborative Initiative between Menzies School of Health Research and the Burnet Institute was launched last week at the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Annual Medical Symposium in Port Moresby. A series of papers have been published by PNG health workers who provide tuberculosis services in PNG in a special supplement in the journal Public Health Action.

  7. Supporting TB health systems

    Supporting TB health systems

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    This research was conducted as part of several initiatives led by a Menzies-Burnet regional consortium in partnership with institutions in Indonesia and PNG.

  8. PNG-Aust researchers to combine under new grant program

    PNG-Aust researchers to combine under new grant program

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    Australian and Papua New Guinean research groups will work in partnership to address malaria, tuberculosis and other health security threats, under a new grants program funded by the Australian government.

  9. Australian support for eliminating malaria and health research in the Indo-Pacific

    Australian support for eliminating malaria and health research in the Indo-Pacific

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    Australia is playing a leading role in supporting malaria elimination efforts, particularly in the Indo-Pacific. The Government's Stronger Systems for Health Security program is supporting practical, relevant research into fundamental health security challenges.

  10. Tuberculosis elimination course for Indonesian health workers

    Tuberculosis elimination course for Indonesian health workers

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    Menzies is collaborating with the Burnet Institute to deliver training in the prevention and eradication of tuberculosis (TB) to 25 visiting Indonesian health professionals.

  11. Tuberculosis, Why havenít we eliminated TB already?

    Tuberculosis, Why havenít we eliminated TB already?

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    Tuberculosis - Medical Republic Why havenít we eliminated TB already?

  12. $2m grant to combat drug resistant malaria and tuberculosis

    $2m grant to combat drug resistant malaria and tuberculosis

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    A $2m research grant to work towards the prevention, control and elimination of malaria and tuberculosis (TB) in Southeast Asia and the Pacific has been awarded to a consortium led by Menzies School of Health Research, in collaboration with Burnet Institute, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade announced today.

  13. Tuberculosis remains a worry in Australia despite low disease rates, experts warn

    Tuberculosis remains a worry in Australia despite low disease rates, experts warn

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    Health experts have urged people most at risk of tuberculosis to be tested, in order to help keep the killer disease at bay in Australia.

  14. The Conversation: Lung gas holds clue for future tuberculosis treatment

    The Conversation: Lung gas holds clue for future tuberculosis treatment

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    Australian researchers have uncovered a link between low levels of the gas nitric oxide in the lungs of tuberculosis patients and the bodyís ability to fight the deadly disease, opening the door to potential new treatments.

  15. Journal of Infectious Diseases: Impaired Pulmonary Nitric Oxide Bioavailability in Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    Journal of Infectious Diseases: Impaired Pulmonary Nitric Oxide Bioavailability in Pulmonary Tuberculosis

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    Impaired Pulmonary Nitric Oxide Bioavailability in Pulmonary Tuberculosis: Association with Disease Severity and Delayed Mycobacterial Clearance with Treatment.

  16. Disease of the month: tuberculosis

    Disease of the month: tuberculosis

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    With a history as long as mankindís, TB lies dormant in one third of our global population.