Items tagged with Advocacy
Community response to the drug-resistant TB crisis in Europe (post with simple image)
Video summary report from a series of meetings on drug-resistant TB held in May 2017.
Advocates call on Kenyan DLTLD to adopt new TB test (post with simple image)
TB advocates urge the Kenyan Division of Leprosy, Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (DLTLD) to introduce a new, simple, and rapid TB test, TB LAM, which detects TB antigens in urine, and is an important tool for detecting TB in certain populations living with HIV.
Communities and civil society strongly united in strategic advocacy for UN High Level Meeting towards ending TB (post with simple image)
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.
TB CAB's proposed development pathway for regimens to treat XDR-TB (post with simple image)
Тhe Global TB Community Advisory Board (TB CAB) releases a position paper regarding the optimal design for future evaluation of regimens for the treatment of extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB).
TAG's Activist Guides to TB Diagnostics and Treatment now available in Russian (post with simple image)
In collaboration wih the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition, Russia.
Latin American and Caribbean activist network of people affected by TB launches in Peru (post with simple image)
31 August - Geneva, Switzerland - The Stop TB Partnership is pleased to announce the establishment of REDTBLAC, (Red de Personas Afectadas por Tuberculosis en Latino América y El Caribe), a newly formed activist network of people affected by TB from the Latin American and Caribbean region. The formation of the network is the result of the TB advocacy meeting co-organized by Stop TB Partnership, Global Coalition of TB Activists (GCTA) and Socios en Salud, with the support of USAID and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria. Bringing 30 people together from 11 countries (Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Columbia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Dominican Republic, and Venezuela) in the region, it took place from 16-18 August in Lima, Peru. This is part of the global effort started in 2015 and led by Stop TB Partnership with partners of ensuring at an unprecedented level the creation and support of national, regional and global networks of activists among people affected by TB.
An Activist's Guide to the TB LAM Test (post with simple image)
The guide provides important messaging and strategies to support advocacy and activism for access to LAM testing, the only point-of-care TB diagnostic test overall that has a proven impact on reducing TB deaths in people with HIV.
Advocates call on Indian authorities to ensure immediate access to delamanid (post with simple image)
TB advocates urge the Indian government to develop a concrete plan for introducing delamanid.
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