tuberculosis

Despite gains against tuberculosis, better research funding required – UN report

The world is fighting a difficult battle against the spread of tuberculosis (TB), the United Nations health agency announced today, as it released its latest report on the disease, revealing a greater number of cases than previously estimated and a shortfall in research funding.

UN health agency presents new plan to eliminate tuberculosis in low-burden countries

The United Nations health agency today presented a new plan aimed at eliminating tuberculosis (TB) in over 30 countries with low levels of the infectious airborne disease.

UN marks World Day with calls for global solidarity to eradicate tuberculosis

On World Tuberculosis Day, the United Nations is calling for intensified global solidarity to eradicate the preventable disease, particularly by mobilizing the resources to bridge the “substantial” funding gap for TB care and control.