New Southern African TB in the Mining Sector InitiativeLandmark agreement signed
Industry Pledges Action on AMRAgreement drafted and signed by 85 companies
1st ever compilation of survivor stories publishedTB Journeys - Our stories, our words features 15 stories
A great step forward to end TBThe White House launches an action plan for combating MDR-TB and XDR-TB
Stop TB Partnership and MSF launch Out of Step ReportUrgent need for updated National TB Policies
05 February - Global Fund Regional Grant to Support the Southern Africa TB...Global Fund Regional Grant to Support the Southern Africa TB in the Mining Sector Initiative
PRETORIA, February 5, 2016 - The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and a Regional Coordinating Mechanism representing a group of 10 Southern African countries today signed a landmark grant to pioneer innovative models to reduce high rates of TB in the mining sector.
29 January - Industry Pledges Action on Antimicrobial Resistance against...Industry Pledges Action on Antimicrobial Resistance against Declines in TB Research Investment
29 January 2016 - Geneva, Switzerland - A declaration by the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Diagnostics Industries on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance was launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on 21st January. The agreement was drafted and signed by 85 companies and nine industry associations from across the global pharmaceutical, diagnostics and biotechnology industries in 18 different countries.
20 January - Stop TB Partnership publishes first ever compilation of survivor...Stop TB Partnership publishes first ever compilation of survivor stories: TB Journeys -- Our stories, our words
20 January 2016 - Geneva, Switzerland - The Stop TB Partnership has published a compendium of survivor stories that feature the personal journeys of 15 individuals who have fought against a disease that millions of others were not as fortunate enough to survive.
23 December - A great step forward to end TB: the White House’s action...A great step forward to end TB: the White House’s action plan for combating MDR-TB and XDR-TB
23 December 2015, Geneva, Switzerland - Yesterday, the White House launched the National Action Plan for Combating Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis ("the action plan"), and called on both domestic and global partners to take real action against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB).
16 December - Stop TB supports a fully replenished Global Fund while...Stop TB supports a fully replenished Global Fund while positioning TB as part of the global UHC agenda
16-18 December 2015, Tokyo, Japan - Last week, Stop TB Partnership Coordinating Board’s Chair and South Africa’s Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, and Stop TB Partnership’s Executive Director, Dr Lucica Ditiu, were in Tokyo to participate in the international conference on universal health coverage (UHC) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria’s ("the Global Fund") fifth replenishment preparatory meeting.
05 December - Where are gender sensitive responses in TB programs?Where are gender sensitive responses in TB programs?
5-8 December 2015 - The Stop TB Partnership, Women For Global Fund (W4GF), the Global Fund and PANGAEA co-hosted a workshop to strengthen TB and malaria responses within the HIV gender response in Harare, Zimbabwe. The workshop aimed to strengthen the capacity and responses of HIV gender advocates around TB and malaria to engage in country level processes (including National Strategic Plans, Global Fund Country Dialogues, and Country Coordinating Mechanisms) from a gender equality perspective.
02 December - Stop TB Partnership and MSF launch Out of Step Report showing...Stop TB Partnership and MSF launch Out of Step Report showing urgent need for updated National TB Policies
02 December 2015 - The Stop TB Partnership and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today released Out of Step 2015 report, a 24-country survey of policies and practices used to guide the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis (TB). If countries are to meet Sustainable Development Goals target to End TB by 2030, aggressive efforts must start now to adopt and implement the 14 key policies and practices identified in the report, which are currently recommended by World Health Organization (WHO).
01 December - Landmark in TB for public healthLandmark in TB for public health
01 December 2015 - Cape Town, South Africa - Two back-to-back events yesterday saw the conclusion of a landmark day in public health for tuberculosis. The Stop TB Partnership’s Global Plan to End TB 2016-2020: The Paradigm Shift was endorsed by global and national leaders ahead of the start of the 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Cape Town. The 2nd Global TB Summit ended with nearly 50 parliamentarians of the now 650-strong Global TB Caucus having met across three days to discuss what they can do collectively and individually to support the roll out and funding of the Global Plan to End TB 2016-2020 in order to end the TB epidemic.
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We set goals to fight TB globally. We grant funds to reach and treat people living with TB. We strive to raise the profile and understanding of TB. We bring the voice of TB communities to the fore. We procure drugs and diagnostics.
We work together with our partners to create a world without TB.
We are the Stop TB Partnership.