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UK parliament creates all party group for tuberculosis

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 02 November 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:938
  1. Peter Moszynski
  1. London

    The urgency of reversing the spread of tuberculosis worldwide, particularly new resistant strains, was stressed at last week's inaugural meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Global Tuberculosis. Support was strong for new resources “to prevent two million people each year dying unnecessarily from a disease that is entirely treatable and preventable.”

    The meeting was co-chaired by the Liberal Democrat MP Andrew George, the Labour MP Julie Morgan, and the Conservative MP Nick Herbert. Mario Raviglione, director of the World Health Organization's stop tuberculosis department; junior development minister Gareth Thomas MP; and Winston Zulu, an HIV …

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