RESULTS calls for people living with HIV to be tested for tuberculosis

TB is the biggest killer of people living with HIV/AIDS, yet HIV programmes are screening only one percent of patients for TB. This is according to the most recent global data available from the World Health Organization.

Health experts and activists at the International AIDS Conference in Mexico this month, including RESULTS, called upon HIV/AIDS programmes and international donors to ensure universal TB screening of every person who has tested positive for HIV.

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