• 14.12.2018
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Global funding for tuberculosis research hits all-time high

Tuberculosis funding shortfall
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Tuberculosis funding shortfall
Tuberculosis funding shortfall

But investment still falls short of the US$2 billion needed each year to eliminate the disease by 2030.

Global spending on tuberculosis (TB) research hit US$772 million in 2017, the highest sum spent on research into TB in a year, according to the Treatment Action Group, a US activist organization. But the investment still falls short of the $2 billion a year that the TB research community says is needed to end the disease by 2030 — a key United Nations health goal.

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