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TB2016 Conference Leads To Calls For Greater Political Leadership, Funding To End Disease

aidsmap: TB2016 demands a global commitment to end TB
“While much of TB2016, held on the eve of the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) from 16-17 July 2016 was devoted to the rapidly evolving science in the fight against TB, the meeting also highlighted the failure of the world, including the international HIV community, to adequately respond to the TB epidemic — which last year surpassed HIV as the leading infectious cause of death in the world. This has led to a series of calls for a paradigm shift to move beyond TB control to actually ending TB…” (Smart, 7/19).