Tuberculosis

Conteúdo atualizado em: 23/03/2022

Invest to End TB. Save Lives

 

"The theme of World TB Day 2022 - ‘Invest to End TB. Save Lives.’ –conveys the urgent need to invest resources to ramp up the fight against TB and achieve the commitments to end TB made by global leaders. This is especially critical in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic that has put End TB progress at risk, and to ensure equitable access to prevention and care in line with WHO’s drive towards achieving Universal Health Coverage." (PAHO/WHO).

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Tuberculosis and COVID-19

 

 

 

"As the world comes together to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to ensure that essential services and operations for dealing with long-standing health problems continue to protect the lives of people with TB and other diseases or health conditions." (PAHO/WHO)

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Tuberculosis and HIV

 

 

 

  • " Globally, in 2019, an estimated 10 million people were ill with TB, an estimated 1.4 million people die from TB, including 208,000 among persons living with HIV.
  • In the Americas, there were 289,000 estimated incident TB cases in 2019.
  • The estimated mortality rate for the region was 22,900, of which 26% (5,900) corresponds to TB/HIV coinfection." (PAHO/WHO)

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