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USD 7.5 million in new investment for Challenge Facility for Civil Society platform

Leadership for accelerating the fight against TB in Africa amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

RIAPED nurses from DRC and Ethiopian nurse Hiwot Menbere are this year’s winners of the 2020 Kochon Awards

Meet Hello Kitty, our new TB champion!

The Stop TB Partnership & Hello Kitty join forces to end TB in children

Stop TB Partnership Statement released at the direction of the Board, under the guidance of its Executive Committee

20 November 2020

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23 November - People with TB in Ukraine are the first to receive groundbreaking...People with TB in Ukraine are the first to receive groundbreaking new BPal drug regimen
Ukraine is the first country in the world, under programmatic conditions, to provide tuberculosis (TB) patients with the groundbreaking new BPaL treatment.

21 November - USD 7.5 million in new investment for Challenge Facility for...USD 7.5 million in new investment for Challenge Facility for Civil Society platform
USD 7.5 million to support and bolster the fight against tuberculosis (TB) by civil society, community-based, and grassroots organizations for communities, rights and gender within the TB response through Challenge Facility for Civil Society (CFCS) was announced during the 33rd Stop TB Partnership Board meeting.

20 November - Stop TB Partnership Statement released at the direction of the Board...Stop TB Partnership Statement released at the direction of the Board, under the guidance of its Executive Committee

20 November - Leadership for accelerating the fight against TB in Africa...Leadership for accelerating the fight against TB in Africa amidst the COVID-19 pandemic
High-level government representatives from 11 African countries, representing three-quarters of tuberculosis (TB) burden in Africa, met on 19 November to discuss accelerated actions and increased financing needed to be on track to reach the United Nations High-Level Meeting (UNHLM) on TB targets.

19 November - RIAPED nurses from DRC and Ethiopian nurse Hiwot Menbere are...RIAPED nurses from DRC and Ethiopian nurse Hiwot Menbere are this year’s winners of the 2020 Kochon Awards
All of the winners were selected on the basis of their enormous and unique personal contribution to continue caring for those people that suffer for tuberculosis (TB) and their dedication to raising awareness of the many hurdles to overcome the disease.

16 November - LAUNCHED: Step Up for TB 2020LAUNCHED: Step Up for TB 2020
The Stop TB Partnership (STBP) and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have released Step Up for TB 2020, a new report which reveals both progress and shortcomings in the alignment of national tuberculosis (TB) policies with the latest international recommendations.

12 November - Smart medication container included in Global Drug Facility...Smart medication container included in Global Drug Facility product catalog
Stop TB Partnership’s Global Drug Facility (GDF) and the Unitaid-funded Adherence Support Coalition to End TB (ASCENT project) announce the inclusion of the first digital adherence technology (DAT) in the GDF’s product catalog: the Wisepill evriMED smart medication container.

10 November - The Stop TB Partnership & Hello Kitty join forces to end TB...The Stop TB Partnership & Hello Kitty join forces to end TB in children
The Stop TB Partnership (STBP) and the famous Japanese icon Hello Kitty by Sanrio Co. Ltd are teaming up to raise global awareness to curb tuberculosis (TB) in children, #StopTBwithHelloKitty, at a virtual unveiling event held today in Geneva, Switzerland.

15 October - Impossible task for TB response: achieving 100% of...Impossible task for TB response: achieving 100% of targets with less than 50% of funding
The Stop TB Partnership calls on governments to boost urgently needed funding in TB and other infectious diseases at UNGA Special Session on COVID-19 in November

31 August - TB Affected Community & Civil Society Consultation On...TB Affected Community & Civil Society Consultation On Post-2021 UNAIDS Strategy
UNAIDS is developing a global HIV / AIDS strategy beyond 2021. The Stop TB Partnership, with the support of the Stop TB Partnership Board Affected Community and Civil Society Delegations, invites you to a consultation of TB civil society and TB affected community to input into the UNAIDS Global Strategy beyond 2021.

22 August - Independent review of allegations of racism and misconduct at Stop TBIndependent review of allegations of racism and misconduct at Stop TB
Statement from members of the Executive Committee of the Stop TB Boardon Independent Review

20 July - New artificial intelligence resource center for TB diagnosisNew artificial intelligence resource center for TB diagnosis
The Stop TB Partnership and the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) today launched an online resource center of computer-aided detection (CAD) products for the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB): www.ai4hlth.org.

16 July - TB REACH Wave 8 will fund 13 Private Provider Engagement...TB REACH Wave 8 will fund 13 Private Provider Engagement Projects for a total of USD 5.7 million
The Stop TB Partnership’s innovative funding arm, TB REACH, announced today approval of 13 new Wave 8 projects to engage private providers in the fight against tuberculosis (TB) for a total of USD 5.7 million.

14 July - In Memorium: Prof. Lovett LawsonIn Memorium: Prof. Lovett Lawson
The TB community lost a passionate leader to COVID-19.

06 July - Announcing Price Reduction for BDQ for Treatment of DR-TB in...Announcing Price Reduction for BDQ for Treatment of DR-TB in Low- And Middle-Income Countries
Stop TB Partnership & Johnson & Johnson, supported by USAID & The Global Fund

30 June - Launch of 2020 Kochon Prize NominationsLaunch of 2020 Kochon Prize Nominations
Stop TB Partnership is pleased to launch the call for the 2020 Kochon Prize nominations.

24 June - USD 2.5 million to support TB communities and grassroots organizationsUSD 2.5 million to support TB communities and grassroots organizations
The Stop TB Partnership is pleased to announce the successful grantees under the Challenge Facility for Civil Society (CFCS) 2020, which will support 31 organizations from 13 countries and six regions with grants ranging from USD 20 000 to USD 100 000, for a total of USD 2,5 million.

11 June - Child-Friendly Bedaquiline Available From Global Drug Facility’s...Child-Friendly Bedaquiline Available From Global Drug Facility’s Pediatric DR-TB Initiative
The Stop TB Partnership’s Global Drug Facility (GDF) today announced the addition of child-friendly bedaquiline 20mg tablets to the GDF Pediatric DR-TB Initiative. The US FDA approval of the medicine, on 27 May 2020, marks a new milestone for all-oral DR-TB regimens in children who are older than 5 years of age and weighing more than 15 kilograms.

10 June - Global Drug Facility to Distribute 100,000 Xpert...Global Drug Facility to Distribute 100,000 Xpert® Xpress SARS-CoV-2 Tests for COVID-19
The Stop TB Partnership today announced that its Global Drug Facility (GDF) will distribute 100,000 Xpert® Xpress SARS-CoV-2 tests donated by Cepheid towards the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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