TB is the leading infectious killer in the world. In 2020 alone, 10 million people fell ill from TB and 1.5 million died.
TB is curable and preventable, yet it is still a major health problem in countries with significant middle and lower-income families.
There is growing resistance to available drugs, which makes it even more difficult to find and treat people.
Representation of more than 150 countries with over 2,500 members
Representation in 44 countries on the WHO's list of high TB burden countries
Representation in 18 G20 countries
Supports 57 national causes worldwide
Connected 88 CSOs with MPs in their countries
WE ARE BUILDING THE POLITICAL WILL TO END TB.
The Global TB Caucus is a unique international network of 2500 parliamentarians with support in more than 150 countries who work collectively and individually toward ending the TB epidemic.
When the Global TB Caucus was launched in 2014, five national parliamentary groups have come together to work on TB: Brazil, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. To date, the Caucus has grown rapidly and currently has: