The TB Alliance is a not-for-profit, product development partnership accelerating the discovery and development of new TB drugs that will shorten treatment, be effective against susceptible and resistant strains, be compatible with antiretroviral therapies for those HIV-TB patients currently on such therapies, and improve treatment of latent infection.
Working with public and private partners worldwide, the TB Alliance is leading the development of the most comprehensive portfolio of TB drug candidates in history. It is committed to ensuring that approved new regimens are affordable, adopted and available to those who need them.
The TB Alliance operates with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS), the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID), and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). For more information on TB drug development and the TB Alliance, please visit www.tballiance.org.
Tibotec Inc., based in Yardley, Pa., USA, is a pharmaceutical research and development company. The Company's main research and development facilities are in Mechelen, Belgium with offices in Cork, Ireland. Tibotec is dedicated to the discovery and development of innovative HIV/AIDS drugs and anti-infectives for diseases of high unmet medical need.
Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V.
Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. is a worldwide centre of excellence for integrated R&D, production and general services. The company has three sites in Belgium (Beerse, Geel and Olen), which together employ some 4200 people. The company is active in very diverse therapeutic areas, such as psychiatry and neurology, internal medicine, cancer, and pain management.
Tibotec Inc. and Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. are subsidiar
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