We need people – people like those in TB Alert, who are focused and ambitious and care for people at grass roots in the UK, India and Africa. Dr Lucica Ditiu, Executive Secretary of the Stop TB Partnership
A national strategy for tuberculosis in the UK: Public Health England to lead a comprehensive TB strategy, bringing together the NICE guidelines for the management and treatment of DR-TB; guidance on recommended patient to nurse rations; appropriate training for specialist nurses; coordinated screening for latent TB infection; a targeted approach to increasing GP registrations; and broader awareness raising involving the third sector.
Increased funding to strengthen the Global Fund to Fight Aids, TB and Malaria: The UK government should lead the internationally community by doubling its funding for the Global Fund from £128 million per year to £256 million.
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