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Dr. Lucica Ditiu

Entries by Dr. Lucica Ditiu

20 Facts You Didn't Know About the Disease That Is Today the No. 1 Infectious Disease Killer in the World

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2015 | 1:52 PM

Even though we are in the XXI century, there is a disease that is still claiming a huge number of lives, similar to what was happening in the 18th and 19th century. Politicians, celebrities, high level dignitaries, and even ordinary people know too little about it, and it is time...

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Should We Celebrate World TB Day? I'll Tell You in 1000 Days

(1) Comments | Posted March 21, 2013 | 3:21 PM

I was talking to Benedict Xaba, Swaziland's health minister, this morning when someone asked us how we are planning to celebrate World TB Day.

We told them about the event we are attending today in Swaziland to launch a new 1,000 day push against TB and HIV. And...

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Ending AIDS? Not Without Ending Tuberculosis

(8) Comments | Posted December 1, 2012 | 9:43 AM

Over the course of our careers, we have both visited dozens of countries. We've been inspired by the people we've met who are living with HIV and are thriving today because they are able to get the care they need.

We still don't have a cure for AIDS, but...

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