Items tagged with Advocacy
Stephen Lewis: TB in India: rhetoric vs. reality (post with simple image)
Statement by AIDS-Free World Co-Director Stephen Lewis upon returning from an October fact-finding trip to Mumbai and Delhi to assess TB in India.
“I’ve always been passionate about the role of the community in detecting and treating disease. When I was diagnosed with TB, my passion just got stronger.” (post with simple image)
In 2015, The Union appointed Nomampondo – Noma - Barnabas as its Civil Society Liaison Officer, to build bridges with members of the movement and also inform The Union’s understanding of the issues internally.
Letter from civil society to the governments of the Americas region (post with simple image)
Mileni Romero from Venezuela, who is part of the Global Coalition of TB Activists (GCTA) and REDTBLAC (activist network of people affected by TB from the Latin American and Caribbean region), made a heartfelt appeal at the opening session of the 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Guadalajara, Mexico on 11 October 2017.
Community voices unite in call for ambitious High-Level Meeting outcomes (post with simple image)
The Affected Communities and Civil Society Advisory Panel convened its first meeting on 10 October 2017 with the support of the Stop TB Partnership and International Civil Society Support (ICSS) at the 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Guadalajara, Mexico.
TAG releases new report on TB research funding (post with simple image)
Higher funding for TB research signals hope, but governments must dramatically increase spending to end TB.
Civil society in India and Kenya get organized ahead of the Global Ministerial Conference and the UN High-Level Meeting on TB (post with simple image)
Kenyan and Indian TB advocates urge their governments to take the lead in the global TB response.
TB: Governments given deadline to increase testing and treatment (post with simple image)
Petition signed by more than 30,000 people from 120 countries presented to head of WHO and Ministers of Health.
New global commitment to end TB (post with simple image)
Over 120 national delegations that participated in the first Global Ministerial Conference on TB adopted the Moscow Declaration to End TB.
A win for TB-HIV co-infected patients in Kenya (post with simple image)
Kenya to roll out the TB LAM test in response to effectively addressing the high TB-HIV co-infection burden in the country.
Support 'My Patient's Choice' pledge (post with simple image)
A carer’s pledge to offer patients an informed choice between a novel drug or an injectable drug for the treatment of MDR-TB.
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