Tuberculosis (TB) is a curable and preventable disease that claimed 1.7 million lives in 2016.[1] That’s more than HIV/AIDS, malaria and Ebola combined. Progress in the fight against this ancient disease is stagnant. We desperately need global political commitment at the highest level.

2018 UN High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis Policy Brief Series:

Policy Brief: TB-HIV

Other Resources:


From Policy to Practice: How the TB-HIV Response Is Working

Quick Facts

  • TB is the number one infectious killer.[2]
  • Every 18 seconds someone dies of TB.[3]
  • TB accounts for 6-15% of all maternal deaths.[4]
  • TB kills 140,000 million children under 15 each year.[5]
  • Ending TB is possible but the annual global funding gaps must be addressed.
    • USD$1.1 billion for TB R&D.
    • USD$2.3 billion for care and prevention. [6]
  • The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and malaria is the world’s largest funder of TB care and control.

Organizations We Work With

  1. 2017 WHO Global TB Report 2017
  2. 2017 WHO Global TB Report 2017
  3. Stop TB Partnership 2017 Launch of Out of Step 2017
  4. TBA 2017  Maternal and Child Health
  5. 2017 WHO Global TB Report 2017
  6. 2017 WHO Global TB Report 2017
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