World Aids 2012

Why We Need to Stop Tuberculosis to End AIDS

Niya Chari | Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada Impact
Niya Chari

HIV positive individuals have an estimated 20-30 times greater risk of developing active TB than people without HIV infection. But, without an infusion of renewed global support, global mechanisms cannot scale up their activities to ensure that all people living with HIV are screened for TB, and all TB patients are provided HIV counselling and testing.