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Stop TB Partnership: Updates from TB2016 and AIDS 2016 in Durban, South Africa

TB2016 African TB Caucus Step Up for TB Campaign launch South Africa National TB Coalition launch South Africa App launch Read the Stop TB Partnership announcement here.

Gains in curbing HIV epidemic could be lost without continued commitment, AIDS 2016 speakers say

Participants at the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016), taking place this week in Durban, South Africa, reviewed the remarkable gains that have been made in access to HIV treatment…

TB2016 demands a global commitment to end TB

While much of TB2016, held on the eve of the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) from 16-17 July 2016 was devoted to the rapidly evolving science in the fight against…

Reaffirming the leadership of people living with HIV in the AIDS response

People living with HIV have been at the forefront of the AIDS response from the beginning, as equal partners providing solutions on how to provide services and demanding the respect…

Activists call for ending unjust HIV criminalization

On 17 July, some 200 people living with HIV, human rights activists and representatives of key populations gathered for a one-day meeting on challenging HIV criminalization under the title “Beyond…

International AIDS Conference returns to Durban to define path forward to ending AIDS

Durban, South Africa, 18 July 2016 – More than 18,000 global leaders, scientists, advocates, and frontline health workers have gathered in Durban for the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016), the…

Join the campaign to Step Up for TB and sign on the dotted line

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…

Stephen Lewis’ keynote talk at TB2016 in Durban

Stephen Lewis’ keynote address delivered at #TB2016 Durban, South Africa, July 17, 2016. "I remind you of the words of Dr. Motsoaledi: quote “We will not end AIDS without ending…

Thousands of activists march to International AIDS Conference in Durban

AIDS Response at CODE RED - Thousands of Activists March to International AIDS Conference in Durban “We’re Not Even Halfway to the End of AIDS, Treatment For All Now!” 18 July…

Never again let people die because medicines are too expensive

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to receive memorandum of demands in Durban UN High Level Panel provides unique opportunity for governments to make historic changes in healthcare.   Durban, 17 July…