2017 year in review

The WHO Global TB Program, the Stop TB Partnership and The Union released publications highlighting the major achievements in the global TB response in 2017.

  1. The World Health Organization (WHO) Global TB Program released a newsletter highlighting the overall progress in the global TB response in 2017. To read the newsletter, click here. A year-end greeting from the newly appointed Director of the WHO Global TB Program - Dr Tereza Kasaeva can be accessed here.
  2. Dr Lucica Ditiu, Executive Director of the Stop TB Partnership, sent a message acknowledging the thousands of people working to make the world TB free. "My message is rather simple: thank you for the hard work and dedication so far and let’s make 2018 the historical year of CHANGE in TB!" To read the message, click here.
  3. The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) released a publication highlighting some of The Union's key moments from 2017. To read the article, click here. A message for the year ahead from José Luis Castro, Executive Director of The Union, can be accessed here. "We must work together and redouble our efforts to make 2018 a year of major progress in global health."

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Published: Jan. 10, 2018, 7:26 p.m.

Last updated: Jan. 10, 2018, 8:38 p.m.

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