Publications

2007 Publications

Global TB Report Card for 22 TB High Burden Countries

Global Health Advocates and Health and Development Networks (2007)
This report card looks at the 22 countries which are home to over 80% of the world's TB cases, and shows the 15% increase since 2002 in curing infectious TB cases. It also shows the dangerous rise of drug-resistant TB that may threaten this progress.

An Inadequate Response: More Than Two Decades of Complacency in Addressing the TB/HIV Co-epidemic

RESULTS UK (November 2007)

Assessing the UK government level funding and policy for TB-HIV and the response of UK-based civil society organisations, this report finds that both areas have failed to coordinate TB-HIV activities, resulting in millions of unnecessary deaths.

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR): Achieving Impact Through Scale Up of TB-HIV Activities

RESULTS Educational Fund (May 2007)
This report describes PEPFAR's TB-HIV activities in Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, and the United Republic of Tanzania. These programs demonstrate large gains toward controlling both TB and HIV that could be achieved through increased funding for TB-HIV activities.

1,000 Deaths a Day: The Unbearable Cost of TB in India

RESULTS UK (March 2007)

This report summarizes the activities and findings of a parliamentary delegation to India led by RESULTS UK in 2007. It highlights India's progress in scaling up DOTS treatment and coverage and the major challenges to combating tuberculosis in India.

Scaling Up the UK’s Response to the Global TB Epidemic: An Agenda For Action

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Tuberculosis (March 2007)

Produced by the All Parliamentary Party Group (APPG) on Global Tuberculosis, this report outlines steps that the UK Government, and the Department for International Development (DFID) in particular, could adopt to increase its level of support for global TB control.