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New global commitment to end TB

Over 120 national delegations that participated in the first Global Ministerial Conference on TB adopted the Moscow Declaration to End TB. 17 November 2017 | MOSCOW/GENEVA - Today 75 ministers agreed…

TB: Governments given deadline to increase testing and treatment

Petition signed by more than 30,000 people from 120 countries presented to head of WHO and Ministers of Health. Moscow/Geneva, 15 November 2017 - Ahead of the first-ever Global Ministerial…

Ending tuberculosis starts in Moscow

A meeting of the world’s health ministers in Moscow this week could prove to be a pivotal moment on the road to ending tuberculosis. November 16, 2017 - A meeting…

Global Fund appoints Peter Sands as Executive Director

GENEVA, 14 November 2017 – The Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today appointed a new Executive Director: Peter Sands [ download in English | Français…

Aidspan publishes two new issues of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, published Issue 324 and Issue 325 of the “Global Fund Observer.” The latter includes articles on…

Open letter to the Romanian MoH to focus on TB

The Romanian Health Observatory, supported by the Romanian Angel Appeal Foundation (RAA) under the Global Fund programme, has published “The Crisis of Anti-TB Medicines in Romania”, a comprehensive and evidence-based…

Join MSF and Stop TB Partnership in asking countries to #StepUpforTB

Join Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and the Stop TB Partnership in a call to action to #StepUpforTB by signing and sharing a petition by 14 November 2017. The petition will…

World Antibiotic Awareness Week 13-19 November to draw attention to global AMR threat

World Antibiotic Awareness Week will take place next week from 13-19 November, shining a spotlight on the growing crisis of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The first descriptions of infectious diseases becoming…

Fighting TB stigma: we need to apply lessons learnt from HIV activism

BMJ Global Health published an article on TB stigma and how lessons learnt from HIV activism can be successfully applied to confront the TB-related stigma.

TAG releases new report on TB research funding

Higher funding for TB research signals hope, but governments must dramatically increase spending to end TB. Before the World Health Organization Global Ministerial Conference on Ending TB in the Sustainable…

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