Dr Adrian Muwonge consulted about zoonotic transmission of tuberculosis

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Description

Dr Adrian Muwonge was consulted for articles which were published as part of a global campaign by the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease to create awareness of Zoonotic Tuberculosis. 

Period4 Dec 2015 → 23 Dec 2015

Media contributions

5

Media contributions

  • TitleTuberculosis: TB Can Spread To Food Through Milk-Based Animal Byproducts
    Media name/outletHNGN, Headlines and Global News
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date23/12/15
    PersonsAdrian Muwonge
  • TitleHow animals can give you tuberculosis
    Media name/outletCNN Health
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date23/12/15
    DescriptionThis article was written with Adrian Muwonge's contribution as the chair of the Zoonotic Subsection that organised the Symposia that all the interviewees presented at in Cape Town.
    Producer/AuthorMeera Senthilingam
    PersonsAdrian Muwonge
  • TitleBovine TB increasing in Nigerian cattle and livestock workers
    Media name/outletHealth 24
    Media typeWeb
    Date9/12/15
    DescriptionThis article was published by Health 24, as part of the presentations made at the Zoonotic TB sub section that Adrian Muwonge chaired.
    PersonsAdrian Muwonge
  • TitleIndia Splutters Against TB as New Challenges Erupt Worldwide
    Media name/outletThe Wire
    Media typeWeb
    CountryIndia
    Date6/12/15
    DescriptionArticle on the new challenge in TB control, highlighting the high prevalence of Zoonotic TB, this was presented ay the Symposia in Cape town organised by Adrian Muwonge and the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases.

    Cape Town: It will take another 200 years to rid the world of tuberculosis (TB) unless there’s a paradigm shift in the strategies to tackle this killer-disease. This was the message that stemmed from the ongoing 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health here, in South Africa.
    PersonsAdrian Muwonge
  • TitleBovine TB, a major public health risk
    Media name/outletSABC
    Media typeWeb
    CountrySouth Africa
    Date4/12/15
    DescriptionArticle on Bovine tuberculosis covering aspects present in the Symposia organised by the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, in Cape Town.
    PersonsAdrian Muwonge

Conference

TitleInternational Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 46th Annual Conference
LocationCape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa
Period2 Dec 2015 → 6 Dec 2015
Linkhttps://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/conferences/world-conference-on-lung-health/46th-union-world-conference-on-lung-health, capetown.worldlunghealth.org/index.html