Publications - Released in 2020
TB remains the top infectious killer in the world claiming close to 4000 lives a day. Millions of people continue to fall ill with TB- a preventable and curable disease each year. The Global TB Report 2020 provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and progress in the response, at global, regional and country levels in the context of global commitments and strategies.
The report features data on disease trends and the response to the epidemic in 198 countries and territories. This includes trends in TB incidence and mortality, data on case detection and treatment results for TB, multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB), TB/HIV, TB prevention, universal health coverage as well as financing. Also included is an overview of pipelines for new TB diagnostics, drugs and vaccines.
- World Health Organization (WHO)