How is it possible...

...that we sent people to the moon almost 50 years ago, yet millions of people with tuberculosis are still treated with old, inadequate medicines?

In a historic, unprecedented meeting, world leaders will gather in New York on September 26 to discuss TB, the world's deadliest infectious disease.

#HelpMakeTBHistory 👇

Our open call to world leaders: A faster, safer and, simpler cure for tuberculosis IS possible as long as it becomes YOUR political priority!


Photograph by Juan Carlos Tomasi

#HelpMakeTBHistory 👇

Our open call to world leaders: A faster, safer and, simpler cure for tuberculosis IS possible as long as it becomes YOUR political priority!



We urge member states and donors to seize this historic opportunity and turn the tide on TB.

Empty pledges will not save lives. We need need to see time-bound, ambitious commitments to close the TB testing, treatment and prevention gaps that claim more than 1.5 million lives each year.

Learn more about the TB Summit and why this is an opportunity we can't afford to miss.

How is it possible?

Infographic for TB Summit UNHLM, 2018 Infographic by MSF
Infographic for TB Summit UNHLM, 2018 Infographic by MSF
Infographic for TB Summit UNHLM, 2018 Infographic by MSF

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