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Zimbabwe: Innocent Victims of TB in Vulnerable Communities

HARARE, 23 March 2015 (allAfrica) - Each year on March 24, WHO joins the rest of the international community to commemorate World TB Day.  This year's theme "Gear Up to End TB" is a continuation of the call to reach the missing cases, most of who live in the world's poorest and most vulnerable communities, including those in the African Region.

Rwanda: TB Day - How Is Rwanda Faring?

KIGALI, 23 March 2015 (allAfrica) - Tomorrow, the World will mark the Tuberclosis (T.B) day. The day is used to build public awareness that TB remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing deaths of nearly one-and-a-half million people each year, mostly in developing countries.

WHO calls on the world to “Gear up to End TB”

GENEVA, 22 March 2015 (WHO) - As countries mark World Tuberculosis Day on March 24, WHO is calling for “global solidarity and action” to support a new 20-year strategy, which aims to end the global tuberculosis epidemic.

World Water Day 2015: UN calls for global unity in pursuit of better water access for all

22 March 2015  (United Nations) – As the perils of climate change increasingly threaten the planet, the international community must unite in “a spirit of urgent cooperation” to address the many water-related challenges facing humanity, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today.

Africa: HIV Prevalence Reduced in SADC, but Sub-Saharan Africa Still Tops

HARARE, 19 March 2015 (allAfrica) - This is the eighth in a series of articles analysing regional progress on gender equality and women's empowerment. With 2015 finally here, notable progress has been made in reducing HIV and AIDS prevalence and stemming new infections.

Social Development Launches HIV Report

PRETORIA, 18 March 2015 (allAfrica) - The Department of Social Development has launched the Gender Equality Assessment of Provincial Strategic and Operational Plans on HIV, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and Tuberculosis (TB).

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