• 20Jan

    Following an initial visit in June to link up with local TB-interested civil society organisations (CSOs), TB Europe Coalition (TBEC) agreed to run a workshop to help local groups build collaboration between themselves, increase individual advocacy skills, and plan a programme of advocacy action for the next couple of years. Continue reading »

  • 01Feb

    Hepatitis means inflammation (itis) of the liver (hepar), a worsening or swelling of the liver cells. There are many reasons for hepatitis which include infections A, B and C that many of us have come across, but also the disease also includes auto-immune hepatitis, fatty liver hepatitis, alcoholic hepatitis and toxin induced hepatitis. Globally, it’s estimated that around 250 million people are impacted by hepatitis C. Moreover, around 400 million persons are chronic carriers of hepatitis B. Continue reading »

  • 28Jan

    Human immunodeficiency virus / acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a disease of the human immune system caused by infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).[1] During the initial infection a person may experience a brief period of influenza-like illness. This is typically followed by a prolonged period without symptoms. Continue reading »


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