This year UMdL actively collaborated with Stop TB Partnership in Italian tranlsation of Campaign posters available at: www.stoptb.org/events/world_tb_day/2016/materials.asp.
Key slogans of 2016 Campaign are: Unite to end TB; 10 millions lives; What do Nelson Mandela and Jane Austen have in common?; Paradigm shifts to end TB; End the global TB epidemic in 1 generation; End the global TB epidemic by 2030; No less than 90%; Our time is now; Yes: together we can bring the global TB epidemic to an end.
Lastest information about TB, the WHO End TB Strategy, and the Sustainable Development Goals are available on WHO website: WHO – Media Center – Tuberculosis Fact sheet N°104 Reviewed March 2016.
WHO data about Italy show a TB mortality rate (in no HIV-positive people) of 0.44 (0.43-0.44) cases every 100,000 people, an overall TB incidence of 6 (5.2-6.8) cases every per 100,000 people. These and further data are availableon WHO database: Tuberculosis country profiles.
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