Professor Alimuddin Zumla – Honorary Member of TB Proof: We are delighted to welcome our first Honorary Member, Prof Ali Zumla – fellow African, occupational TB meningitis survivor, TB researcher and activist extraordinaire! http://www.unza-uclms.org/ali-zumla-profile
“TB is a time bomb. If you don’t curtail it now it will be out of control.” Professor Alimuddin Zumla, UCL http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/uk-risks-time-bomb-of-untreatable-tb-as-number-of-drugresistant-cases-rises-rapidly-8547108.html
TB Proof reached 400 likes this week, thank you! Why this matters: WORLD TB DAY today: 24 March 1882: Robert Koch discovered the bacillus responsible for TB. 1 in 7: number of people killed by TB in the Western World 131 years ago. 1 400 000: number of people killed by TB annually 131 years...
“To prevent further cases of MDR and XDR TB, a radical change in political and scientific thinking, and the implementation of specific measures worldwide, are needed.” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21894488