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71st World Health Assembly commits to accelerate action to еnd TB

World Health Assembly adopts a Resolution with commitments to act faster to end TB and in support of the 2018 UN High-Level Meeting on TB. Efforts to end TB were…

Final outcome document of the Senior-Level Policy Dialogue on addressing HIV and TB challenges in the European region

Last December, Ministry of Social Affairs and National Institute for Health Development from Estonia, the WHO Regional Office for Europe, UNAIDS and the Global Fund organised a two day meeting…

ECDC: TB publications

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) published the Annual epidemiological report for 2016 on TB. Thirty EU/EEA countries reported 58 994 TB cases, 11.4 cases per 100…

New report exposes silent epidemic of child TB

Empowering local health workers can save up to 250,000 lives each year. GENEVA, 23 May 2018 – The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) published a new…

Global AMR R&D Hub launched

Countries, organisations and foundations came together today (May 22) alongside the annual World Health Assembly to launch the Global Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Development Hub (Global AMR R&D Hub). The Global…

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…