HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
TB, AIDS And State Prisons Subject Of Fresno Press Conference

Research shows that more people are dying of tuberculosis today than ever before; TB accounts for one-third of all AIDS-related deaths worldwide; and TB is the single biggest killer worldwide of young women.

Studies also show correctional facilities are high-risk settings for tuberculosis transmission and present a public health problem for correctional facility employees, inmates, the communities to which inmates are released and where employees live and work.

As part of World TB Day, a training course for health care staff in California state prisons and local health departments will be offered in Fresno on March 24 and 25.

In conjunction with this event, a press conference will be held to discuss how correctional health impacts the public health of the entire community and the connection between HIV and TB.

The Francis J. Curry National Tuberculosis Center is a joint project of the San Francisco Department of Public Health and UCSF and is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


'"/>

Contact: Joe Rosato
rosato@medisun.ucsfresno.edu
559-224-3235
University of California - San Francisco
19-Mar-1999


Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada
2. Statement on the findings of the Womens Health Study
3. States find alternate routes to health coverage
4. State policies decrease youth smoking, drinking and sex
5. State of the heart news conference
6. CDC: Update on current influenza season and vaccine supply in the United States
7. Immigrants, beware: Living in the United States is fattening
8. NIH panel issues State-of-the-Science statement on end-of-life care
9. Landmark survey reveals asthma in children remains significantly out of control in the United States
10. NIH convenes State-of-the-Sceince Conference on Improving End-of-Life Care
11. The Gerontological Society of America confers 2004 M. Powell Lawton Award to Penn States Zarit

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:9/22/2017)... ... 2017 , ... After a long health ordeal that involved ... on life with assistance from CreditAssociates. CreditAssociates provides debt relief and debt settlement ... The senior is one of the satisfied clients who expressed their appreciation for ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... Pullano Law Offices, a Chicago personal injury ... has been selected to serve as President of the North Suburban Bar Association for ... Award Dinner hosted by the NSBA at the North Shore Country Club in Glenview, ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... 2017 , ... "Success Files," a short- and long-form documentary ... a disease estimated to affect the lives of more than 5 million Americans ... a leading voice in the fight for cure and research into the disease, ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... ... products at customers’ doorstep. According to Smart Mart, customers can now order vegetable, ... offer wearable, and customers can find clothing at discounted prices. Apart from this, ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... Naples, FL (PRWEB) , ... September 21, 2017 , ... ... , Aesthetic Surgery Center in Naples, Florida is pleased to announce that Plastic Surgeon ... Business Top 40 Under 40 is an annual award that was started ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/19/2017)... -- HistoSonics, Inc., a venture-backed medical device company developing a non-invasive, robotically assisted, platform therapy ... team developments today:   ... ... Tom Tefft ... Veteran medical device executive Josh Stopek , PhD, who has led R&D ...
(Date:9/12/2017)... Sept. 12, 2017   EcoVadis , the leading platform for environmental, ... first annual edition of its Global CSR Risk and Performance Index. The ... EcoVadis, based on Scorecard Ratings that analyzed nearly 800,000 data points across ... ... ...
(Date:9/9/2017)... -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) ... lasmiditan, an investigational, oral, first-in-class molecule for the acute ... to placebo in the Phase 3 SPARTAN study. Detailed ... of the International Headache Society (IHC) in ... demonstrate lasmiditan,s potential to reduce pain and provide freedom ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: