Resources Required for Global Tuberculosis Control

K. Floyd
2002 Science  
We estimate that to achieve the World Health Organization's tuberculosis control targets, the 22 high-burden countries (HBCs) that collectively account for approximately 80% of the world's tuberculosis cases require about $1 billion per year during the period 2001 to 2005. A further $0.2 billion per year is needed for low and lower-middle income countries outside the 22 HBCs. There is a resource gap of up to around $300 million per year. Substantial progress in tuberculosis control could be
more » ... ontrol could be achieved with increased investment that is large in the context of existing spending, but small in the wider context of global health expenditure.
doi:10.1126/science.1069771 pmid:11896267 fatcat:s62425fco5dtxlpgismglqezpa