Stop TB Partnership

Communities and civil society strongly united in strategic advocacy for UN High Level Meeting towards ending TB

11 August 2017 - As we embark on the road to the United Nations High Level Meeting (UNHLM) on TB, the Stop TB Partnership, in collaboration with APCASO and Treatment Action Group (TAG), hosted a global meeting from 29-30 July, where more than 60 community and civil society advocates from 32 countries strategized on advocacy priorities promoting community-led, people-centered, rights-based and gender transformative approaches to end TB.

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Pakistan offers a paradigm shift to provide citizens a full package of TB care

24 July 2017, Geneva, Switzerland - The Stop TB Partnership congratulates the Pakistan Ministry of Health, National TB Programme, Provincial TB Programmes, and partners for demonstrating how to deliver higher standards of TB care in high TB burden settings in order to rapidly reduce suffering and TB deaths.

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Supporting Indigenous People to be part of TB programming

The Stop TB Partnership launches a new vulnerable and underserved populations brief focused on Indigenous Peoples.

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Regional capacity-building workshop for TB survivors

The Stop TB Partnership, the Global Coalition of TB Activists (GCTA) and Partners in Health will convene the first Latin American capacity-building workshop for TB survivors on 16-18 August 2017 in Lima, Peru.

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Out of Step 2017

New MSF report shows slow progress in adopting and implementing key TB prevention, testing and treatment policies and practices.

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Towards ending TB in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: use the best modelling available and work with all stakeholders for a patient-centered approach

30 June 2017 - Chisinau, Moldova - Two meetings held this week focused on addressing ending TB in high TB and DR-TB incident countries in the EECA region. A Regional Workshop on Application of Models in Assessing Cost and Impact of TB Programs in the EURO region held on 28-30 June was attended by 11 National TB Programme managers and their teams from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Moldova, Romania, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, world’s leading TB modelers, donors and partners. The workshop looked at innovative modelling and costing tools to achieve the targets of the End TB Strategy and Stop TB Partnership’s Global Plan to End TB 2016-2020. The tools will enable the 11 countries to develop robust National Strategic Plans addressing their burden, plan for future funding requests and advocacy at for increased national budgets. The meeting was organized by the Stop TB Partnership in collaboration with the Global Fund, WHO EURO and PAS (Center for Health Policies & Studies), Moldova.

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Stop TB Partnership’s TB REACH Wave 5 grantees in full speed to evaluate progress and impact of their projects

6 June 2017 - The Stop TB Partnership’s TB REACH initiative recently convened a capacity-building workshop designed to strengthen grantees’ ability to measure the impact of their projects following the latest round of funding (Wave 5). More than 110 people from over 20 countries representing 38 projects participated in the meeting which was organized last month in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Ukraine calls for all children affected with TB to receive the appropriate diagnosis, treatment, care and support

1st June, 2017, Ukraine - Today we celebrate International Children’s Day and it’s time to think of the one million children who are suffering with or are affected by TB and TB/HIV. Many children who live with parents, guardians and others who have confirmed TB do not receive preventive therapy. Many more thousands are sick with TB and do not have access to proper diagnosis or treatment, and 200,000 children's lives are taken annually by TB – an unacceptable tragedy for a curable disease.

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Time for action on antimicrobial resistance and TB

First G20 Ministers of Health Meeting in Berlin recognizes TB as a priority under antimicrobial resistance.

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Stop TB Partnership’s Global Drug Facility holds Annual Suppliers Meeting

04 May 2017 - Lao PDR - More than 25 partner organizations gathered in Luang Prabang, Lao PDR for the 2017 Annual Global Drug Facility (GDF) Suppliers Meeting on 25 - 27 April. Participants included representatives from generic and innovator manufacturers of anti-tuberculosis (TB) medicines, freight forwarding and logistics companies, quality control agencies, IDA Foundation, Vietnam and Lao PDR National TB Programs (NTPs), WHO, the Global Fund, USAID, the US Pharmacopeia’s Promoting the Quality of Medicines program, and GDF staff.

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