MDR-TB

Lilly STEP UP Project: An Initiative to Make Life Better

By David Marbaugh
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Today’s guest blog comes from Sunita Prasad, senior manager for Lilly’s MDR-TB programs in India.

For many Lilly employees, our annual Day of Service is like no other!  After a day working on community-focused projects, Lilly colleagues come back to the office even more motivated and excited about what they have achieved and wanting to do more all year round.  It was from this experience that Lilly India decided to take our commitment to our community to the next level, and this is how the STEP UP project was born.  

Lilly: Moving Beyond Training to Fight MDR-TB

By David Marbaugh
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Today's guest blog comes from Lilly's Vice President of Global Health Programs and Access, Dr. Evan Lee.

Indian health officials continue to grapple with the rise of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). The latest data show a marked increase in the number of drug-resistant cases over the past year in Mumbai, India’s most populous city. More than 600 additional people with MDR-TB were put on treatment in 2013 compared to 2012.

Lilly: China Halves TB Cases In 20 Years

By David Marbaugh
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Today's guest blog comes from Lilly's Vice President of Global Health Programs and Access, Dr. Evan Lee.

Perhaps the most encouraging news to come out of World TB Day this year is a study in the Lancet showing that China has managed to slash TB cases by more than half in just two decades. Between 1990 and 2010, the prevalence of TB cases dropped from 170 to just 59 per 100,000 people.

Lilly: Effective TB Care Starts with Early Diagnosis

By David Marbaugh
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Today's guest blog comes from Lilly's Vice President of Global Health Programs and Access, Dr. Evan Lee.

The World Health Organization reported some promising news this week: confirmed diagnoses of multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) cases more than tripled between 2009 and 2013 in 27 countries targeted through an innovative collaboration called EXPAND-TB.

Lilly: Partnering to Stop TB

By David Marbaugh
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Today’s guest blog comes from Sunita Prasad, senior manager for Lilly’s MDR-TB programs in India.

March 24 was World TB Day – the time each year when people around the world focus their attention on an airborne disease that continues to cause needless suffering and death around the world but especially in countries like mine – India.

Finding the "Missed 3 Million" TB Cases

By David Marbaugh
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Next Monday, March 24, is World TB Day, a time when the global health community focuses much-needed attention on a deadly airborne disease that is thriving in some of world’s poorest places. This year, the World Health Organization and Stop TB Partnership are calling attention to the three million people living with TB who are “missed” by health systems -- families mired in poverty, refugees, migrant workers and many others. These people don’t receive the care they need and continue to spread TB unchecked.

Welcome News In the Fight Against MDR-TB and HIV

By David Marbaugh
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Today's guest blog comes from Lilly's Vice President of Global Health Programs and Access, Dr. Evan Lee.

An encouraging new study covered by the Ne w York Times today offers evidence that people living with the double-burden of multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) and HIV/AIDS can be treated successfully for both conditions.

Lilly Explores MDR-TB Challenge at Union World Conference on Lung Health

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Our guest blog comes from Lilly's Vice President of Global Health Programs and Access, Dr. Evan Lee.

This week, Lilly is joining delegates from 125 countries at the 44th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Paris. We are discussing the latest scientific developments and program successes in the global fight against TB and other lung diseases.

Lilly Raised its Giving Last Year to Help More People

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David Marbaugh

Lilly gave more than $700 million in strategic charitable contributions in 2012 to help people living in impoverished communities, patients facing financial hardship, and families struggling to recover from natural disasters. This was an increase over the previous year, largely driven by an 18-percent jump in the number of people served through our U.S. patient-assistance programs.

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