Global tuberculosis partnership says industrialized world must do more

Kondro, Wayne
November 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 17, pE765
Academic Journal
The article discusses "The Global Plan to Stop Tuberculosis (TB) 2011-2015: Transforming the Fight Towards Elimination of Tuberculosis" that was simultaneously announced in the World Health Summit in Berlin, Germany and Johannesburg, South Africa. It mentions that a funding increase to 36 U.S. billion dollars for treating TB has been proposed by the program. According to TB advocate Jorge Sampaio, the economic powers and oil producers should make a great contribution for the global TB program.


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