This Friday, behind closed doors, the EU head of States will come to an agreement on the EU budget for the next seven years. Worryingly, the EU development budget is under major threat.
In Belarus, nearly one out of every two tuberculosis patients has a form of the disease that's resistant to, at the least, the two most powerful anti-TB medicines.
The sun never sets on the ACTION partnership - especially not on World AIDS Day! From Australia to the U.S - and in many countries between - ACTION partners are working to ensure the public, media, and policy makers take steps to make the end of AIDS, and it's deadly partner tuberculosis, a reality.
Michèle Striffler, Membre du Parlement Européen, demande: «Qu’attendons-nous pour agir et sauver un million de vies?»
Despite being considered as a disease of the past, tuberculosis (TB) kills seven people in Europe every hour and, worryingly, rates of multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB) in the region are the highest in the world. With 81,000 MDR-TB cases in 2010 alone, the European region accounts for nearly 20% of the global burden.