Our Impact : Health solutions for the poor
Since 2000, The Union has become an influential global network of 500 Union experts based in 12 offices and 17,000 Union members/subscribers, whose work in 156 countries has been supported by US$ 540 million in grants and donations.
The meaning of our work comes from fulfilling our vision:
Health solutions for the poor.
1,000 Union studies lead to 900 papers in peer-reviewed journals and 200 books, chapters and other publications Union clinical trials and operational research result in
improved policy and practice
450,000 MDR-TB patients gain hope from research in 13 countries on shorter treatment regimens
1.6 billion people in 34 countries protected by
smokefree laws 7.8 million TB patients receive
faster TB diagnosis and better care 1.1 million patients with TB and HIV benefit from more
effective co-treatment policies. 11,000 healthcare professionals from 95 countries build new
clinical, research and management skills.
7,500 researchers from 100+ countries present their latest results at Union World Conferences
250,000 downloads of Union technical resources and journals in a single year support the dissemination of critical new information
1 organised by The Union and the UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Global TB st Global TB Summit
300+ parliamentarians sign the Barcelona Declaration to end TB
1.4 million disadvantaged and hard-to-reach people receive TB information
20,000 indigent HIV patients receive antiretroviral treatment