Despite World Health Organization recommendations to provide TB preventative treatment to all people living with HIV and UNAIDS’ goal of reaching 90 percent of people living with HIV with TB prevention services by 2020, only one million people infected with HIV started preventive treatment for TB in 2017, Andrea Howard of ICAP said, leaving millions without the service they need to prevent TB illness.

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This article was featured in the Stop TB Partnership July Newsletter

 

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