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BRICS Ministers of Health discussed the participation of their Heads of State at the UN High-Level Meeting on TB in September

20 July 2018: Health Ministers of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) met this morning in Durban for their 8th Annual Summit. Ministers released a communiqué that highlights the importance of the UN High-Level Meeting (HLM) on TB and reaffirms their intention to continue co-operating in key areas of shared health interest, including TB, non-communicable diseases, access to medicines and antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

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Heads of State pledge support for a successful UN High-Level Meeting on TB during Africa Union Summit

H.E. Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa and H.E. Mr. Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda, are the first Heads of State to commit to attending the UN High-Level Meeting on TB on September 26.

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Summary from the Interactive Civil Society Hearing on TB released

The first-ever Interactive Civil Society Hearing to prepare the UN High-Level Meeting on TB took place on 4 June 2018 at the UN Headquarters in New York.

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South Africa: the country where political leadership serves the people

In an unprecedented and historic move, South African Department of Health decided to recommend including bedaquiline as the standard treatment for patients with drug-resistant TB (DR-TB). The country also released data showing that treatment regimens including bedaquiline reduced mortality three-fold compared with those without bedaquiline.

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African leaders pledge to eliminate AIDS, TB and malaria by 2030

16 July 2013 - Abuja, Nigeria - African leaders meeting here Monday and Tuesday renewed commitments to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria and undertook to scale up actions aimed at eliminating the three epidemics as part of an overall goal to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030.

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Global leaders debate role of health in the post-2015 agenda

21 May 2013 - Geneva - Global leaders gathered this morning for a forum on health in the post-2015 development agenda. The event, now available to watch as a webcast, provided an opportunity for stakeholders to reflect on the outcomes of the Global Thematic Consultation on Health and provide further recommendations on future health goals and targets.

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Stop TB Partnership issues request for proposals for initiative to brand tuberculosis

25 April 2013 - The Stop TB Partnership Secretariat has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to support its initiative to brand tuberculosis (TB).

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A voice for the poor and marginalized - Jorge Sampaio honoured for political advocacy on TB

15 April 2013 - Geneva - The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Stop TB Partnership today honoured Dr Jorge Sampaio, the former UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to Stop Tuberculosis, for his work to raise the profile of tuberculosis (TB) on the international agenda.

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Add your personal message to the World TB Day campaign

From the Stop TB Partnership Secretariat:

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Landmark meeting on post-2015 TB targets held in Geneva

The participants in a workshop convened last week by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Stop TB Partnership have proposed a set of goals and targets to guide the global fight against TB after 2015.

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