Australian Respiratory Council

March 2023

Cover of WHO Director-General’s Flagship Initiative

WHO Director-General’s Flagship Initiative

In advance of the 2023 UN High Level Meeting on TB, the World Health Organization (WHO) has expanded the scope of the WHO Director-General’s Flagship Initiative to fast-track progress towards ending TB, over the period 2023-2027. The focus of the initiative will be on ensuring universal access to prevention, care and the latest tools and technologies to […]

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YES We Can End TB 2023 graphic

World TB Day 2023

World TB Day, falling on March 24th each year, is designed to build public awareness that tuberculosis today remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing the deaths of nearly one-and-a-half million people each year, mostly in developing countries. It commemorates the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch astounded the scientific community by announcing that

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