(March 25, 2014)
In recognition of World TB Day 2014, please join Dr. Ariel Pablos-Méndez,USAID's Assistant Administrator for Global Health, in honoring champions dedicated to creating a TB-free world.
Master of Ceremonies: Kojo Nnamdi, host of WAMU's "THE KOJO NNAMDI SHOW"
TB claims a life every 18 seconds and especially effects the poor and vulnerable as well as women, children, and people living with HIV/AIDS. Yet, TB is one of the world's best buys in global health, since it can be cured with inexpensive drugs, and major innovations are on the horizon that will reduce suffering and save lives.