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Three ways the Global Fund could do more for TB

28 Oct 2016
The World Health Organization says global TB cases are on the rise

In October 2015, the World Health Organization reported that the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) to halt and reverse TB incidence (MDG 6c) was achieved on a worldwide basis, in each of WHO’s six regions and in 16 of the WHO’s 22 high-burden countries. While this progress is commendable, recent evidence suggests the trend may be reversing.

Global Fund greenlights regional TB program for miners in Southern Africa

18 Aug 2015

The Wits Health Consortium has been approved as the principal recipient on a new, $30 million regional grant to address the growing problem of tuberculosis among Southern Africa’s miners.

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