World TB Day 2018 – Îți mulțumim (thank you) Lucica!
This is an important day for TB activists and stakeholders everywhere. This year is also perhaps the most important year for TB since 1993, and the Moxafrica charity would like to mark this by recognising the extraordinary contribution that Dr Lucica Ditiu has made to the growing global campaign to see tuberculosis brought under control. No-one should pretend we’re anywhere near seeing this happen yet, but real momentum is now developing. Last year at a G20 meeting world lea
World TB Day 2018 - the ‘one-in-seven’ and 'the law of thirds'.
One hundred and thirty-six years tomorrow (on March 24th 1882) Robert Koch, the so-called ‘father of immunology’ announced in Berlin that he had identified the pathogen that caused TB – the pathogen (as he put it at the time) that was killing one in seven people in Europe. Thankfully, countries like Germany are today way down in the list of countries with TB burdens. Koch would surely be pleased by this, although he’d certainly be astonished and dismayed that (136 years down