Advocates At U.N. Hearing Call For More Political Will To End TB

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: Tuberculosis advocates demand accelerated global response at United Nations
Rabita Aziz, writer at “Science Speaks” and senior global health policy specialist at IDSA, discusses the recent civil society hearing of the U.N. High-Level Meeting on Ending TB, scheduled for September 26. Aziz notes, “Advocates agreed … that the biggest challenge isn’t a scientific or medical one — it’s a lack of political will to tackle the world’s biggest infectious disease killer” (6/6).

The KFF Daily Global Health Policy Report summarized news and information on global health policy from hundreds of sources, from May 2009 through December 2020. All summaries are archived and available via search.

KFF Headquarters: 185 Berry St., Suite 2000, San Francisco, CA 94107 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270 | Email Alerts: | |

The independent source for health policy research, polling, and news, KFF is a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, California.