It's finally here. After months of negotiations, at least one international spat and what we are sure are countless of track changes later the world finally has its first United Nations declaration on TB.
Heads of state, including our own President Cyril Ramaphosa, will ratify the declaration this week at the UN's first high-level meeting on TB in its 73-year history.
And boy, has TB bided its time. TB is single deadliest infectious disease today, World Health Organisation figures show.