An estimated one million children under the age of 15 years become sick with TB each year. Of those, 239,000 – nearly one in four – die. Children with TB rarely die when they receive standard treatment for the disease, but 90 percent of children who died from TB worldwide went untreated.
Children treated with TB prevention through The Union’s TITI study
People from 70 countries completed The Union’s online training for healthcare workers in TB and MDR-TB in children
Districts in Uganda where The Union’s DETECT Child TB model has been introduced to the NTP