Various other challenges include the low profile of TB in Kenya despite its high disease burden and the sluggish flow of funding, especially from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis. KANCO works with TB/HIV integration by attempting to educate and sensitize both HIV and TB stakeholders to the issues linked to TB/HIV co-infection’ . This content was reprinted from kaiserhealthnews.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family members Foundation. Kaiser Health News, an independent news service editorially, is an application of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health care policy research company unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente..Dr. Ronald Valdiserri, deputy director of the CDC’s National Center for HIV, TB and STD Prevention, says this rise indicates that new drugs and therapies have allowed people contaminated with the virus to live much longer, and while treatment advances have been a godsend to those living with the disease, it presents new issues for prevention. Back in the 1990s Dr. Robert Janssen of the CDC, pledged the government would ‘break the back’ of the epidemic and trim in half the estimated 40,000 new HIV infections which have occurred every year since. Previously CDC officials stated the country’s HIV illness rate was fairly stable and no new infections data will be available until next year. However Dr. Carlos del Rio, an Emory University professor of medicine, says that latest outbreaks of HIV and sexually transmitted illnesses in major towns around the country imply that new infections could be as high as 60,000 cases a full year, than the authorities estimate of 40 rather,000.