world TB day

The political will needed to end tuberculosis -- the world's top infectious killer -- may have arrived.
Prisons like Lurigancho are major flashpoints in Peru’s anti-TB battle.
If we as human beings really want to achieve something, nothing can stop us and we will do it.
World TB Day this year is focused on leaving no one behind.
The reality is that TB is an airborne disease; anyone can contract it.
On this World TB Day, let’s imagine a world free from TB. Then, let’s make it so.
You hear someone cough and you don’t think twice. Maybe you should.
The time is now to continue to make smart investments in TB and HIV control. This concerted effort will strengthen health systems and go a long way to address the basic needs of people living throughout the world.
I believe in the transformative power of people of faith, working together through places of worship, to help turn the tide against TB in South Africa and elsewhere around the world.
I've been blind for 9 years because of tuberculosis. I lost my sight, my budding career in architecture, many of my friends and huge part of what I used to do in this life. I still dream that one day, I'll be able to see my 3-year old daughter.