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First WHO Global Ministerial Conference on Ending TB: Conference proceedings

The first WHO Global Ministerial Conference on Ending Tuberculosis (TB) in the Sustainable Development Era: A Multisectoral Response (16/17 November, Moscow) brought together 79 Ministers, and a total of 117 country delegations, as well as representatives of civil society, multilateral organizations, researchers and other partners.

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WHO and Global Fund sign cooperation agreement

01 December 2017 | GENEVA - The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) extended their close partnership with a new cooperation agreement to help countries accelerate efforts to end the tuberculosis (TB) epidemic by 2030. The overall agreement includes financing support for all three diseases - HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria, as part of efforts to achieve universal health coverage.

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World AIDS Day 2017 messages

 

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WHO announces new TB Supranational Reference Laboratory in the African Region

24 November 2017 | Geneva: The Global TB Programme of the World Health Organization (WHO) is pleased to announce and congratulate the newest member of the WHO TB Supranational Reference Laboratory (SRL) Network – the National TB Reference Laboratory in Cotonou, Benin.

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Global investments in TB R&D: past, present and future

WHO policy paper calls for increased investments in TB research to reach end TB targets.

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WHO issues two reports detailing global problem of substandard and falsified medicines

WHO urges governments to take action: 1 in 10 medical products in developing countries is substandard or falsified.

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New global commitment to end TB

Over 120 national delegations that participated in the first Global Ministerial Conference on TB adopted the Moscow Declaration to End TB.

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Less than one week to go: First WHO Global Ministerial Conference on Ending TB

75 Ministers, 114 country delegations and over 1000 participants registered

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Compendium of WHO guidelines and associated standards

Compendium of WHO guidelines and associated standards: ensuring optimum delivery of the cascade of care for patients with tuberculosis

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Personal stories from TB survivors: My journey fighting TB

Tuberculosis (TB) is the world's top infectious killer today. It is airborne and can affect any one of us. Over 5 000 women, men and children still die each day from TB. The social and economic impacts are devastating, including poverty, stigma and discrimination. This disease is curable and preventable, yet global actions and investments fall far short of those needed to end the global TB epidemic.

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