Items tagged with Global TB response

The Union at the 70th World Health Assembly (post with simple image)

As the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA) concluded, The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) looks to the new leadership of the World Health Organization (WHO) to guide the next era of health solutions around the world, and urges all those who attended to make TB a priority in the year leading up to the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on TB in 2018.

Ukraine calls for all children affected with TB to receive the appropriate diagnosis, treatment, care and support (post with simple image)

1st June, 2017, Ukraine - Today we celebrate International Children’s Day and it’s time to think of the one million children who are suffering with or are affected by TB and TB/HIV. Many children who live with parents, guardians and others who have confirmed TB do not receive preventive therapy. Many more thousands are sick with TB and do not have access to proper diagnosis or treatment, and 200,000 children's lives are taken annually by TB – an unacceptable tragedy for a curable disease.

Stop TB Partnership’s TB REACH Wave 5 grantees in full speed to evaluate progress and impact of their projects (post with simple image)

6 June 2017 - The Stop TB Partnership’s TB REACH initiative recently convened a capacity-building workshop designed to strengthen grantees’ ability to measure the impact of their projects following the latest round of funding (Wave 5). More than 110 people from over 20 countries representing 38 projects participated in the meeting which was organized last month in Bangkok, Thailand.

Online consultation on the Zero Draft of the Global Ministerial Conference on TB Declaration (post with simple image)

The World Health Organization is inviting feedback via an online consultation on the Zero Draft of the Declaration proposed for the Global Ministerial Conference on TB to be held in Moscow on 16-17 November 2017.

Towards ending TB in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: use the best modelling available and work with all stakeholders for a patient-centered approach (post with simple image)

30 June 2017 - Chisinau, Moldova - Two meetings held this week focused on addressing ending TB in high TB and DR-TB incident countries in the EECA region. A Regional Workshop on Application of Models in Assessing Cost and Impact of TB Programs in the EURO region held on 28-30 June was attended by 11 National TB Programme managers and their teams from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Moldova, Romania, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, world’s leading TB modelers, donors and partners. The workshop looked at innovative modelling and costing tools to achieve the targets of the End TB Strategy and Stop TB Partnership’s Global Plan to End TB 2016-2020. The tools will enable the 11 countries to develop robust National Strategic Plans addressing their burden, plan for future funding requests and advocacy at for increased national budgets. The meeting was organized by the Stop TB Partnership in collaboration with the Global Fund, WHO EURO and PAS (Center for Health Policies & Studies), Moldova.

European Parliament urges EU to give political response to HIV, TB and Hepatitis (post with simple image)

The European Parliament strongly calls on the European Commission to step up its response to the HIV, TB and Hepatitis epidemics, developing a comprehensive and integrated policy framework to fight the three diseases.

Out of Step 2017 (post with simple image)

New MSF report shows slow progress in adopting and implementing key TB prevention, testing and treatment policies and practices.

African Union adopts new strategic framework to end AIDS, TB and Malaria by 2030 (post with simple image)

African Union endorses key initiatives to transform health systems and response to disease epidemics.

Tuberculosis makes the G20 Declaration (post with simple image)

The G20 Leaders' Declaration carries an important section on antimicrobial resistance, and tuberculosis is identified as a priority for research and development.

Supporting Indigenous People to be part of TB programming (post with simple image)

The Stop TB Partnership launches a new vulnerable and underserved populations brief focused on Indigenous Peoples.

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