Items tagged with Global TB response

Global Fund and Stop TB Partnership sign Memorandum of Understanding with Global Drug Facility (post with simple image)

The Stop TB Partnership signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria to optimize access to TB health products and pharmaceutical services in countries receiving Global Fund financing for TB.

On the road to End TB: Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) members workshop concludes in Manila (post with simple image)

24 June 2016 - Manila, Philippines - Thirty-eight members representing TB communities from 21 countries met in Manila during a workshop aimed to build the capacity of tuberculosis (TB) representatives and advocates to effectively represent their constituencies in their CCMs. The workshop focused on the need to change the approach for impactful action, strongly underlining that the WHO End TB strategy milestones will be missed if current efforts continue without a paradigm shift as articulated by the Stop TB Partnership’s Global Plan to End TB 2016-2020.

Tuberculosis and the right to health (post with simple image)

Health and Human Rights Journal Special Section on tuberculosis and the right to health.

Gender assessment tool for national HIV and TB responses (post with simple image)

Stop TB Partnership and UNAIDS launch first gender assessment tool for national HIV and TB responses to support countries with applications to the Global Fund.

WHO Global Civil Society Task Force on TB formed (post with simple image)

The World Health Organization’s Global TB Program has established a Global Civil Society Task Force on TB to enhance the engagement of communities, non-governmental and other civil society organizations in the implementation of the End TB Strategy.

Francophone Members of Parliament sign cooperation agreement to lead on fight against TB (post with simple image)

11 July 2016 - Antananarivo, Madagascar - The Francophone Parliamentary Assembly (FPA), the Stop TB Partnership, and the non-governmental organization Global Health Advocates today signed a cooperation agreement to work towards bringing an end to tuberculosis (TB). This Agreement is a first step in creating a vast network of francophone Members of Parliament (MPs) engaged in ending the epidemic.

TB2016 highlights efforts to strengthen the global fight against TB, the leading killer of people with HIV, at AIDS 2016 (post with simple image)

Durban, South Africa, 16 July 2016 – Urgency in efforts to address the devastating global impact of tuberculosis (TB), and opportunities to make major inroads against the infectious disease, are being featured at TB2016, a two-day conference dedicated exclusively to TB, immediately preceding the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban, South Africa. Organised by the International AIDS Society (IAS), which also leads the AIDS 2016 conference, TB2016 represents a unique partnership of HIV and TB scientists and advocates, convened to build greater urgency and innovation to combat both epidemics.

Join the campaign to Step Up for TB and sign on the dotted line (post with simple image)

On July 16 the Stop TB Partnership and Médecins Sans Frontières launched a campaign calling on all countries to update their TB policies in line with the latest WHO policies within 500 days.

Stephen Lewis' keynote talk at TB2016 in Durban (post with simple image)

Stephen Lewis’ keynote address delivered at #TB2016 Durban, South Africa, July 17, 2016.

From policy to practice: How the TB-HIV response is working (post with simple image)

A new research report from ACTION shows that while countries have taken steps in the right direction since 2014 to combat the deadly duo of TB and HIV, policy improvements have not all translated into changes at the facility level. Moreover, the burden to carry out TB-HIV activities still falls heavily on under-resourced TB programs.

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