Log in with your email address username.


Important notice

doctorportal Learning is on the move as we will be launching a new website very shortly. If you would like to sign up to dp Learning now to register for CPD learning or to use our CPD tracker, please email support@doctorportal.com.au so we can assist you. If you are already signed up to doctorportal Learning, your login will work in the new site so you can continue to enrol for learning, complete an online module, or access your CPD tracker report.

To access and/or sign up for other resources such as Jobs Board, Bookshop or InSight+, please go to www.mja.com.au, or click the relevant menu item and you will be redirected.

All other doctorportal services, such as Find A Doctor, are no longer available.

[Comment] Why are people living with HIV still dying of tuberculosis?

Tuberculosis and HIV have been seen as intertwined since the earliest report of AIDS more than 30 years ago.1 Despite the remarkable success of the expansion of access to antiretroviral therapy, deaths due to HIV-related tuberculosis remain common. WHO estimated the number of such deaths to be 0·4 million in 2014.2 This number is not straightforward to estimate. The more clinicians test for tuberculosis in patients with advanced HIV, the more patients with tuberculosis they find.3 Yet the introduction of more sensitive diagnostic tools has not reduced mortality.