Nelson Mandela called on the world to “make poverty history” and “to do more in the fight against AIDS by also fighting TB”. Poverty and TB are inextricably linked. In the words of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, “TB is the child of poverty, but also its parent and provider”.
IMPAACT4TB is a four-year project introducing a new way to tackle latent TB infection — the seedbed of TB—in order to slow and ultimately stop the flood of new TB cases occurring every year.
The Caucus was launched on Thursday 2nd August 2018 by a collaboration between Afro Global Alliance, Aurum Ghana and Ghana TB Voice Network.
The 2018 TB-Sequel Annual Meeting kicked off mid-July in Zanzibar with a jam-packed agenda.
South Africa has the largest HIV epidemic in the world, with an estimated 7.1 million infected individuals.
- World Health Organization