Connect
MJA
MJA

Drug-resistant tuberculosis: collaborative regional leadership required

Suman S Majumdar, Ben J Marais, Justin T Denholm and Warwick J Britton
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (5): 241-242. || doi: 10.5694/mja13.00239
Published online: 17 March 2014

The drug-resistant tuberculosis crisis provides urgency and focus for coordinated action to improve regional health and development

  • Suman S Majumdar1
  • Ben J Marais2,3
  • Justin T Denholm4,5
  • Warwick J Britton6

  • 1 Centre for International Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 2 Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
  • 3 Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW.
  • 4 Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Peter Doherty Institute, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 5 Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 6 National Health and Medical Research Council Centre of Research Excellence in Tuberculosis Control, Centenary Institute and University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.


Acknowledgements: 

The opinions expressed are our own. They have, however, arisen and been refined from discussions within the newly formed Australasian Tuberculosis Forum, a coalition of organisations and individuals working in TB research, care and prevention. A full list of supporting organisations can be found at http://www.tbcre.org.au/australian-tb-forum.

Competing interests:

No relevant disclosures.

Author

remove_circle_outline Delete Author
add_circle_outline Add Author

Comment
Do you have any competing interests to declare? *

I/we agree to assign copyright to the Medical Journal of Australia and agree to the Conditions of publication *
I/we agree to the Terms of use of the Medical Journal of Australia *
Email me when people comment on this article

Responses are now closed for this article.