Committing to End TB in Children, Adolescents and Families

Henriette Fore, Executive Director, UNICEF, and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, WHO, holding the Roadmap poster
On the eve of the 73rd UN General Assembly, UNICEF, WHO and the Stop TB Partnership hosted a side-event to show commitment and accelerate action towards ending TB in children, adolescents and families. Co-sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations, the Danish Ministry of Health, the Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations, TB Alliance, Louder Than TB, Treatment Action Group, Unitaid, the Global Fund, USAID, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, JHPIEGO, The Union, KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation and Every Woman Every Child, the event aimed to show commitment and accelerate action towards ending TB in…

Viet Nam on track to End TB

Viet Nam Health Minister Nguyễn Thị Kim Tiến addresses the UN High Level Meeting on TB in New York
Viet Nam Health Minister Nguyễn Thị Kim Tiến joined Head of States, Ministers and other leaders at the first-ever United Nations High-Level Meeting on TB on 26th September at the 2018 General Assembly in New York. She delivered a powerful statement of commitment to action during the plenary, and at a media briefing on the High Level Meeting.

“Viet Nam will do its best to achieve reductions in mortality and morbidity, by introducing new tools, new drugs, new approaches with high political commitment and by strengthening the health system, especially at the grassroots level, through…