SIMON LEWIN, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Non-adherence is a big factor reducing the efficacy of tuberculosis treatment according to a review of research released by the Public Library of Science’s online medical journal, PLoS Medicine. The article suggests that more needs to be done to resolve barriers to therapy compliance in order to help reduce the global burden of tuberculosis. Nicola Solomon interviewed Simon Lewin.
TB has become a threat to human kind particularly in deveoping countries.There is really need for the developed nations to pull more resources towards reducing the burden of TB especially with links to people who are living with HIV