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Corporate Social Responsibility adds the notion of "people" to making "profits". Investing in public health is an ideal platform for a socially responsible company to address peoples’ basic needs.
Tuberculosis kills nearly 2 million people every year. It is contagious but is preventable and curable.
Tuberculosis impacts businesses. It leads to worker absenteeism, disruption of services and loss of productivity. Investing in the health care of the workforce and their communities is mutually beneficial for businesses, their workers, their suppliers and their customers.
Governments alone cannot rid the world of Tuberculosis. Only partnerships that build on all stakeholders' strengths will win this battle.
Tuberculosis is a heavy burden on the world's most promising emerging markets. Commercial opportunities cannot reach their full potential if communities suffer from such a debilitating disease.
Companies compete to attract, develop and retain the best human capital. Those companies that invest in the health of their workforce and their communities will see this pay dividends.
Improving the detection and treatment of Tuberculosis is a cost-effective strategy.
Get the most for every Dollar spent: already, 20 US Dollars' worth of drugs can save a patient's life from Tuberculosis.
Companies with expertise in drugs, vaccines and diagnostic tools can develop new products to achieve a breakthrough in the fight against Tuberculosis.
Corporate health centres can address Tuberculosis in their communities and along their supply chains.
The Stop TB Partnership funds innovative interventions to achieve results. Leveraging these grants reduces operational risk and increases your return on investment.
When providing health care and raising awareness in the workplace, addressing Tuberculosis - especially when linked to HIV/AIDS - is a cost-effective, quick win.
Business coalitions are vehicles for joint action. They can be platforms to address health issues, save lives, promote change and influence policy. Business leaders can address stigma and reduce discrimination.
The current rate of progress is too slow to save the 1.7 million people we aim to save each year. A surge of new ideas and innovative technologies is needed to beat Tuberculosis.
How many investments have a 10-fold return? Fighting Tuberculosis is one of them.
Effective treatment and prevention techniques exist but programs lack resources. By donating you can save lives and reduce the impact of Tuberculosis. By sharing your skills or in-kind resources, you can do so at little cost.