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MRC Unit The Gambia at LSHTM in partnership with the National Leprosy and Tuberculosis Control Program commemorates World TB Day at Sukuta

MRCG at LSHTM staff, students and members of the Sukuta Community

World Tuberculosis (TB) Day is celebrated each year on the 24th of March. This is done globally to raise awareness about the epidemic disease and ways of eradicating it.

PVS Randomisation Meeting at Basse Field Station, MRC Unit The Gambia at LSHTM

Community Members Randomly Selected the Study’s Randomisation List

A randomisation meeting for the Pneumococcal Vaccine Schedules (PVS) study was held on Tuesday 27th March, 2018 at MRC Unit The Gambia at LSHTM Basse Field Station.

New Blood Test Found to Predict Onset of TB Up to Two Years in Advance

Team of Researchers

Tuberculosis, caused by infection with Myobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb), is the world’s leading cause of death brought on by a single pathogen. More than 10 million new cases of TB are diagnosed each year, and almost two million people die from the disease. Globally, 1.7 billion people are estimated to be infected with M.tb.

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