Childhood tuberculosis (TB) is one of the most urgent challenges facing the lung health community today. Globally 170,000 children died in 2015 as a result of TB – that’s nearly 500 children dying every day of a disease that is entirely curable. We can all play a part, no matter how small, in addressing this terrible epidemic and saving the lives of our next generation.

When The Union ran our DETECT TB programme for 18 months in two districts of Uganda we were able to save the lives of over 1000 children. We urgently need funds to continue this work and extend it to at least five districts.

The DETECT Child TB Project was first launched in Uganda to strengthen healthcare delivery to improve childhood TB case finding, treatment and prevention. In Uganda, 2 out of 3 children with TB don’t get the treatment they need.

With your support, we hope to help over 28,000 children who have been identified as at risk from TB and HIV in seven districts in Uganda. Read more about the DETECT Child TB Project.

Please donate to The Union’s Childhood TB Campaign and support the DETECT Child TB Project. 

To ensure your donation has the most impact, donations are set up through PayPal as a regular monthly payment. This means that the project in Uganda can rely on a steady and reliable income, which lets them plan ahead, get more done and help more children.

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To qualify for tax benefits, payments from donors in France, the United States and the United Kingdom must be sent directly to the appropriate office. Local tax laws regarding charitable gifts will then apply. See below

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For French citizens who want to qualify for tax benefits: you can pay online or make your cheque payable to
International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease and mail it to:
International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Finance and Development Department
68 boulevard Saint-Michel
75006 Paris
FRANCE
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Vital Strategies
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International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
The Union Europe Office
8 Randolph Crescent
EH3 7TH Edinburgh - United Kingdom