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Reducing Stigma, Increasing Tobacco Taxes Will Help International Community ‘End’ TB

U.N. Dispatch: Can the World Really “End” Tuberculosis?
Elyse Lichtenthal, a public sector communications officer for IBM’s Global Public Sector, discusses the recent 46th World Conference on Lung Health, held in Cape Town, South Africa, and some steps the international community can take to reduce tuberculosis incidence, such as reducing stigma surrounding the disease and increasing tobacco taxes to be used for health research and treatment (12/14).

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