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The Stop TB’s Global Drug Facility (GDF) set up the Pediatric Drug-Resistant TB initiative aiming to ensure access to the best possible treatments to children suffering from one of the deadliest diseases that exist.
No more injectables!
For decades, there were no child-friendly medicines to treat drug-resistant TB, so doctors had to treat them with drugs created for adults.
But that is changing, now there are new child-friendly medicines to treat drug-resistant TB in children.
See below the impact of Stop TB’s GDF in the lives of people affected by TB.
We support people affected by TB, whoever or wherever they may be
The global community has the capacity and means to end TB.