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    Paraguay Eliminates Malaria, Sets Example for the Region
    11 June 2018
    The World Health Organization today certifies Paraguay as having eliminated malaria, the first country in the Americas to be granted this status since Cuba in 1973, representing a significant public health achievement not only for Paraguay but for th...
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    “It’s Time Tuberculosis Comes to an End” – India’s Minister of Health
    30 May 2018
    In an interview, Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda, India’s minister for health and family welfare, says he expects other high-burden countries to follow India’s example, and explains how New Delhi is planning to meet its ambitious goals.
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    UN High-Level Meeting on TB: High Expectations
    24 May 2018
    An upcoming UN high-level meeting dedicated to tuberculosis has raised expectations that 2018 can be a watershed moment in the effort to end TB. At the sidelines of the 71st World Health Assembly, the Global Fund spoke to health ministers from across...
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    Spreading Ideas to Help End TB
    08 May 2018
    With more than 4,000 people dying every day from TB, we know we must strengthen TB programs around the world.
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    Time to Double Down on Malaria
    24 April 2018
    The global fight against malaria has stalled, raising the risk of a resurgence.
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    A Historic Chance to End Tuberculosis
    13 March 2018
    More than 10 million people around the world get sick every year with tuberculosis, and 40 percent of them fail to be diagnosed, treated or reported by health systems. Despite being curable, TB remains the leading cause of death from an infectious di...