TB Advocates Laud Mention Of Disease In G20 Leaders’ Communiqué
Huffington Post: The G20 Declaration Makes A Major Mention Of The World’s Top Infectious Killer
“Advocates in the fight against tuberculosis are pleased that the top global infectious killer is mentioned by name in this year’s G20 Leaders’ Declaration. … Antimicrobial resistance, the umbrella under which TB was mentioned, was first highlighted as a global issue in 2015. The 2017 declaration lays out the importance of combating AMR’s ‘growing threat to public health and economic growth’ through research and development, responsible antibiotic use and treatment, and the creation of an international R&D collaboration hub…” (Weber, 7/10).