BRICS TB Re­search Net­work meets

Pretoria News Weekend - - NEWS -

THE Na­tional Department of Health hosted the third BRICS TB Re­search Net­work Meet­ing this week. Del­e­gates from the World Health Or­gan­i­sa­tion, Brazil, Rus­sia, In­dia and South Africa at­tended the meet­ing which was in prepa­ra­tion for the up­com­ing BRICS Min­is­ters of Health meet­ing in Dur­ban from July 18. The meet­ing formed part of the multi-coun­try vi­sion to ac­cel­er­ate re­search and in­no­va­tion in TB through BRICS co-op­er­a­tion mech­a­nisms, and was set against the back­drop of the TB epi­demic where, in 2016, there were an es­ti­mated 10.4 mil­lion new cases glob­ally. – Staff Re­porter

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