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Ethiopian community health workers help double the number of vulnerable people provided with TB care

30 May 2013 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Community health workers - known as health extension workers in Ethiopia - have teamed up with motorbike riders to dramatic effort in Ethiopia’s Sidama Zone, finding double the number of people with tuberculosis (TB) compared to a previous period and increasing their chances of survival.

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Health ministers propose practical steps to accelerate response to TB in Africa

African health ministers last night drew up a list of priority measures needed to accelerate the response to tuberculosis (TB) in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Private sector to accelerate TB fight ahead of 2015 deadline

Business leaders have launched a new initiative to support the achievement of international tuberculosis (TB) targets by the time that the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expire in 2015.

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Experts from South-East Asia aim for more ambitious and inclusive response to drug-resistant TB

30 April 2013 - Thimpu, Bhutan - The third South-East Asia Regional Green Light Committee (GLC) meeting ended on an ambitious note, with representatives from national tuberculosis (TB) programmes, the World Health Organization (WHO), technical agencies and civil society all showing their support for a vision of zero TB deaths, infections and suffering.

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Call for nominations for constituency and country representatives on the Stop TB Partnership Coordinating Board

15 April 2013 - Geneva - The Stop TB Partnership Secretariat is inviting nominations from individuals who are interested in serving as country or constituency representatives on the Coordinating Board.

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TB activists launch new global coalition

A group of activists launched the Global Coalition of TB Activists (GCTA), a new network that aims to put communities affected by tuberculosis at the centre of decision making in the fight against TB.

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Prisons latest target as South Africa continues zero TB drive

24 March 2013 - Cape Town - The Deputy President of South Africa, Kgalema Motlanthe, today handed over six Xpert diagnostic machines to the country’s prison service, providing access to rapid tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis for more than 30% of the country’s prison population.

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World TB Day Statement from Dr Lucica Ditiu, Executive Secretary of the Stop TB Partnership

Our work is focused on supporting the efforts of more than 1000 partners, so you won’t be surprised to hear that two of the things I value the most are shared ambition and shared commitment. As we come to the end of a busy week of events leading up to World TB Day, I’m pleased to say that both ambition and commitment have been in abundance.

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1000 day countdown on TB and HIV goals starts in Swaziland

1000 days to achieve international targets of 50% reductions in TB mortality and TB/HIV deaths by 2015

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Health leaders head to Swaziland to launch 1000 day push on TB and HIV

Health Ministers from several African countries and leaders of international agencies are meeting in Swaziland tomorrow where they will launch a fresh offensive against tuberculosis and TB among people with HIV.

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