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2009 Update
Tuberculosis Facts 2009

December 2009

The TB Targets for 2015

UN Millennium Development Goals

to have halted and begun to reverse incidence

Current assessment
On target in all WHO regions though incidence is falling slowly

The Stop TB Partnership Targets

halving prevalence and deaths by 2015 in comparison with 1990

Current assessment
WHO Africa region not on target

If the Global Plan to Stop TB 2006-2015 is fully funded and implemented 14 million lives will be saved and 50 million people treated

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