Items tagged with Global TB response
New survey shows outdated TB policies and practices risking further spread of drug-resistant TB (post with simple image)
Urgent phase-out needed for outdated policies of mandatory hospitalisation, re-treatment regimens that contribute to drug resistance, and sub-optimal diagnosis.
Communities, nongovernmental and other civil society organizations commit to step up action to End TB (post with simple image)
Over 150 representatives from communities, nongovernmental and other civil society organizations, countries, and partners, pledged their support and commitment to end TB in a historic Statement of Action.
Cough up money for TB, demand protesters (post with simple image)
“Cough up money” for TB was the main demand of over a thousand people who marched in Cape Town this afternoon where the 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health, the planet's main annual TB meeting, is being held.
Landmark in TB for public health (post with simple image)
Stop TB Partnership's Global Plan endorsed by global & national leaders including 50 parliamentarians from around the world attending the 2nd Global TB Summit.
Lancet Series on how to eliminate tuberculosis (post with simple image)
The Lancet Series on how to eliminate tuberculosis is a response to the fact that business as usual can no longer be an option in the fight against tuberculosis. Four Series papers address changes in the current strategy that will be necessary to achieve zero deaths from tuberculosis, and to reach 2050 elimination targets in high-burden settings.
No more business as usual! (post with simple image)
CAPE TOWN, 5th DECEMBER 2015: Today activists disrupted the calm halls of the 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health. Activists from the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), SECTION27, the Global TB Community Advisory Board, the Global Coalition of TB Activists (GCTA) and the ITPC sat on the floors of the hallways and held their own plenary session in huge disappointment at the “business as usual” status quo of the Union.
Speech by TAC's Anele Yawa at closing of Lung Conference (post with simple image)
* This is a transcript of the speech given by the General Secretary of the Treatment Action Campaign, Anele Yawa, at the closing ceremony of the 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health.
From MDGs to SDGs, WHO launches new report (post with simple image)
The World Health Organization report presents the latest data and in-depth analysis for the key areas outlined in the health Sustainable Development Goals, including tuberculosis.
ARASA launches activist guide on human rights and TB (post with simple image)
The guide serves as a framework for activists in Southern and East Africa working on HIV, TB and human rights issues in the region. It aims to provide a starting point for activists to identify the key advocacy priorities relating to TB and human rights in their own countries.
Sign a petition: Tell world leaders to end childhood tuberculosis (post with simple image)
The petition will be open for signatures until World TB Day, March 2016, when it will be presented to world leaders.
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