Statistics and targets

0011_Zimbabwe_2007_GrassrootsTheatre The World Health Organization estimates that 3 million lives were saved through effective diagnosis and treatment in 2015. This is great news, but there is still much to be done.

Every day, more than 28,000 people fall ill with TB, and nearly 5,000 of them die – despite the fact that TB is curable. More funding, research and political commitment to TB is required to tackle TB in the longer term.