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CDC's fight against global TB
  • Published Date:
    March 21, 2016
  • Language:
    English
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  • Description:
    CDC’s Fight Against Global Tuberculosis

    • 2 billion people infected with TB (1/3 of world population)

    Every Year:

    • 9..6 million sick with active TB

    • 480,000 new cases of multi-drug resistant TB (MDR TB)

    • 1.5 million deaths

    Preventable, treatable, curable

    • 43 million lives saved (2000 – 2014)

    Source: WHO, 2015

    CDC’s Impact

    • CDC is working with partners to identify new approaches to improve TB prevention and care worldwide.

    • Developing new strategies to find and cure TB.

    • Strengthening surveillance systems to identify and target hot spots.

    • Transforming the World’s Approach to diagnosing TB among those with HIV.

    • Informing the global roadmap to find, cure and prevent TB in children.

    • Establishing best practices to end TB transmission in health facilities.

    • Leading research to improve treatment for drug-resistant TB.

    dght_tb_infographic_03-09-16_v2.pdf

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