LIVE Webcast — ‘Ask the Experts’ To Discuss Global Fight Against Tuberculosis
Join kaisernetwork.org's "Ask the Experts" for a discussion about the global fight against tuberculosis. What are the major components of the recently released Global Plan To Stop TB, 2006-2015? Are advancements for TB treatment and vaccines on the horizon? How has the HIV/AIDS pandemic altered the strategy to eradicate the disease? Kaisernetwork.org Managing Editor Jill Braden Balderas will moderate the discussion with Joanne Carter, legislative director for RESULTS; Richard Chaisson, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Tuberculosis Research and principle investigator for the Consortium To Respond Effectively to the AIDS/TB Epidemic; and Irene Koek, division chief of Infectious Diseases at USAID's Global Health Bureau and chair of the Stop TB Partnership's Coordinating Board. Questions can be submitted by e-mailing email@example.com or calling 1-888-524-7378 during the webcast, which will be available online.This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.