A new analysis reveals how a persistent divide between policy and practice threatens to impede progress on childhood TB in Africa. Join us on World TB Day to learn more about how we’re working to overcome this and fight TB — a preventable and curable disease.
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USAID is committed to a TB-free world. Join us on World TB Day 2015 to reach, cure and prevent to end TB.
The global fight against TB remains fragile. Yet, promising new tools are now available, and donors and partners are allied around a new strategy with refocused resources. We are now at a crossroads between ending the TB epidemic by 2035 and witnessing millions more TB deaths. But with continued consultation, coordination and leadership, we believe we will end the epidemic.
We might not fully agree, but it has a key insight. All of us- including people living in poverty- have complicated, demanding lives. So simple availability doesn’t mean that even life-changing services like vaccines and HIV tests stay at the top of our minds.
This week, tremendous and unprecedented progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS is being celebrated around the world by the HIV and AIDS community. The world has definitely made crushing AIDS a top priority and we’ve been able to accomplish what many would have said 15 years ago was impossible.
USAID Deputy Director for Technology and Innovation shares a discussion on how science, technology and innovation is helping to tackle development challenges in Indonesia.
Improved TB Diagnosis & Treatment: Research and Innovation Urgently Needed to Address Global Epidemic
In 1882, Dr. Robert Koch discovered Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that causes TB.