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TB Research Funding Falls Short Of Global Targets, TAG Report Shows

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Tuberculosis funding gap threatens elimination goals
“Funding for tuberculosis research fell $1.3 billion short of global targets last year, threatening worldwide goals to eliminate the disease between 2030 and 2035, researchers said on Monday. The Treatment Action Group (TAG), an independent think tank, said the $674 million of total funding in 2014 amounted to just a third of the $2 billion experts say is needed per year for research and development to rid the world of TB…” (11/29).