BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 10, 2018--On August 10, 2018, Tekla World Healthcare Fund declared its monthly cash distribution of $0.1167 per share. The record date for the monthly cash distribution is August 20, 2018 and the payable date is August 31, 2018. The Fund will trade ex-distribution on August 17, 2018.

Note that only participants in the Fund’s Dividend Reinvestment and Stock Purchase Plan (“DRIP”) will have cash distributions automatically reinvested in shares of the Fund.

Tekla World Healthcare Fund (NYSE: THW) is a closed-end fund that invests in companies in the healthcare industry. Tekla Capital Management LLC, based in Boston, serves as Investment Adviser to the Fund. Shares of the Fund can be purchased on the New York Stock Exchange through any securities broker.

Information regarding the Fund and Tekla Capital Management LLC can be found at www.teklacap.com.

Please contact Destra Capital Advisors, the Fund’s marketing and investor support services agent, at THW@destracapital.com or call (877)855-3434 if you have any questions regarding THW.

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CONTACT: Destra Capital Advisors

877-855-3434

THW@destracapital.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA MASSACHUSETTS

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BANKING FINANCE GENERAL HEALTH

SOURCE: Tekla World Healthcare Fund

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