The Upcoming UN General Assembly Resolution on Tuberculosis Must Also Benefit Children

Great progress has been made in recent years towards the development of improved tools for tuberculosis. However, the progress for children, who have only recently been recognised to have a huge burden of tuberculosis disease, has been minimal. 

The United Nations High-Level Meeting on TB in September, 2018, marks an unprecedented opportunity to strengthen countries' commitment to ending TB, but new resolutions should also benefit children. 

The article published in The Lancet Global Health highlights the urgent need for more efficient and child-friendly programmatic approaches to preventing, diagnosing and treating tuberculosis in children. 

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