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Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe adopts Resolution on DR-TB in Europe

On 10 May 2018, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe adopted Resolution on Drug-resistant tuberculosis in Europe. The resolution will go to all 47 Ministers of Foreign Affairs…

Aidspan publishes new issue of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan: Global Fund Observer Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, published Issue 336 of the “Global Fund Observer.” The newsletter includes articles…

Global Fund Board strengthens sustainability and domestic financing

SKOPJE, 10 May 2018 – The Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, at its 39thBoard meeting, highlighted the importance of strengthening sustainability and supporting successful transition…

Civil society organizations come forth with a Joint Statement in advance of the 39th meeting of the Global Fund Board

With a joint statement addressed to the Global Fund, more than 40 international, regional and national organizations have voiced their deep concerns regarding Global Fund's eligibility policy and the limitations…

Call for submission of country case studies on TB and HIV for thematic segment of the 42nd UNAIDS PCB

At its 41st meeting, the UNAIDS Program Coordinating Board (PCB) agreed that the theme for its 42nd meeting will be: “Ending tuberculosis and AIDS – a joint response in the…

Aidspan publishes new issue of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan: Global Fund Observer Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, published Issue 335 of the “Global Fund Observer.” The newsletter includes articles…

WHO response to STREAM Stage 1 preliminary results

WHO issues a position statement on the continued use of the shorter MDR-TB regimen following an expedited review of the STREAM Stage 1 preliminary result. 13 April, Geneva - In…

The upcoming UN general assembly resolution on TB must also benefit children

The United Nations High-Level Meeting on TB in September 2018 marks an unprecedented opportunity to strengthen countries' commitment to ending TB, but new resolutions should also benefit children. In a…

Study finds increased survival and cure rates for patients with HIV and MDR-TB when infections treated concurrently

Patients co-infected with HIV and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) can achieve similar survival and tuberculosis cure rates to those infected with MDR-TB but not HIV when treated concurrently for both infections,…

Friends of the Global Fight releases new brief examining US leadership on HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria

Friends of the Global Fight: At the Tipping Point: U.S. Leadership to End AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria “…This forward-looking report asks: what is the end goal of America’s considerable investment…

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