Items tagged with Global TB response

Advocates appeal to the Union Board to host Union World Conferences on Lung Health in high TB burden countries (post with simple image)

TB advocates ask that, at a minimum, every second Union World Conference be held in a country with a high burden of TB and/or lung disease.

At U.N., global leaders commit to act on antimicrobial resistance (post with simple image)

World leaders signal an unprecedented level of attention to curb the spread of infections that are resistant to antimicrobial medicines.

Stop TB Partnership calls for U.N. High-Level Meeting on TB in 2017 (post with simple image)

The High-Level Meeting would bring together Heads of States, political leaders, U.N. agencies, and people affected by TB to push for a renewed and well-funded global response at the highest political levels in order to end TB.

Experts call for action against food- and animal-borne TB (post with simple image)

Leading veterinary experts and authorities from global public health, animal health and agriculture organisations have published the first-ever call to action against animal- and food-borne TB in humans.

Global TB report 2016 (post with simple image)

WHO report warns global actions and investments to end TB epidemic are falling far short.

BRICS countries underline the imperative of advancing cooperation and action on HIV and TB (post with simple image)

GENEVA, 17 October 2016—At the close of the 2016 BRICS Summit in Goa, India, leaders of the BRICS countries (Brazil, the Russian Federation, India, China and South Africa) have underlined the imperative of advancing cooperation and action to respond to the epidemics of HIV and tuberculosis.

Funding for TB research falls to lowest level in seven years (post with simple image)

Treatment Action Group’s Report on Tuberculosis Research Funding Trends, 2005–2015: No Time to Lose shows that the world spent US$620.6 million on TB research and development in 2015, the lowest level of funding since 2008.

Accelerating action to meet the SDG TB targets: the case for a UN High Level Meeting on TB in 2017 (post with simple image)

As scientists and public health experts from around the world gather in Liverpool for the World Lung Conference 2016, I wish to address you in my capacity as Chair of Stop TB Partnership Board and Minister of Health of South Africa.

Primer on TB (post with simple image)

International consortium publishes the first Primer on tuberculosis in Nature Reviews Disease Primers.

Activists urge Indian government to fix deadly gaps in its TB response (post with simple image)

Activists take over a session at the Union conference in Liverpool bringing awareness and attention to a number of broken promises by the Indian government to address a growing drug-resistant TB epidemic that burdens the nation.

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