José Luis Castro is the executive director of The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. Founded in 1920, The Union draws from scientific evidence to advance health solutions to public health challenges affecting people living in poverty around the world. With a headquarters in Paris and 11 regional and affiliate offices, The Union's staff and consultants work in more than 150 countries.
Up to 74,000 children die each year from tuberculosis. But all those deaths can be prevented with a new roadmap to fight the disease, writes International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease acting executive director José Luis Castro in a guest opinion for Devex.