Items tagged with Global TB response

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.

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.

The world is running out of antibiotics, WHO report confirms (post with simple image)

WHO report highlights TB as a top priority for research and development of new antibiotics.

First World Lung Day celebrated (post with simple image)

25 September marks the first ever World Lung Day, a day of advocacy coordinated by the Forum of International Respiratory Societies, for all those affected by, and working to end, respiratory disease.

First Progress Report of the Global Plan to End TB 2016–2020 (post with simple image)

The Progress Report shows need for huge efforts and scale-up to reach 90-(90)-90 TB targets.

First Roadmap for zoonotic TB (post with simple image)

TB partners launch first roadmap to jointly stop the transmission of bovine and zoonotic TB.

Tuberculosis: The cornerstone of the AMR threat (post with simple image)

"Tackling TB and drug-resistant TB must be at the heart of any global action against antimicrobial resistance."

Global TB Report 2017 (post with simple image)

WHO report signals urgent need for greater political commitment to end TB; TB remains leading infectious killer.

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.

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