The next 100 years

The next 100 years

The Union’s great strength has been its in-depth knowledge and commitment to the fight against tuberculosis, combined with the flexibility to respond to new challenges, such as the emergence of HIV/AIDS and the non-communicable disease pandemic. These qualities position us well to make a major contribution to achieving the public health goals now agreed and in the future.

We are already playing a leading role in the World Health Organization’s “End TB” campaign to reduce TB deaths by 95 per cent (compared with 2015) by 2035.

At the same time, our experience and expertise are well matched to meeting the following new targets for 2030 outlined in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3:

The Union took a leading role in articulating and advocating for these 2030 targets and will expect to have an important voice in shaping the new agendas to come.