This report from ACTION and Save the Children United Kingdom details the inequalities in global immunization coverage. Despite progress towards global goals, routine immunization still fails to reach nearly a quarter of the world's children.
ACTION's enlightening analysis of the link between the burden of tuberculosis (TB) and the world’s most vulnerable children — those who are malnourished, orphans, or living with HIV sheds light on a neglected epidemic. The report, Children and Tuberculosis: Exposing a Hidden Epidemic, is a reminder that TB is not a disease of the past and remains a leading killer, especially of children whose underdeveloped immune systems leave them particularly susceptible.
TB in Europe has been on the rise over the past decade; affecting men, women and children from across the region and from vastly different communities. Despite the devastating impact that TB has on these communities, genuine political action to tackle the disease at the regional level remains to be seen. These seven case studies telling the human side of the story.
The real lives and faces behind the disease inspired Global Health Advocates India to harness the power of art through a collaboration with the Art For Change Foundation — a group of socially conscious artists — to create an exhibition dedicated to those who battle with TB. Inside "Chehera: The Human Face of TB" are 88 pages of images and personal accounts from the artists who created them.