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New TB drug treatment could save millions of lives

AIDS 2014 hears about breakthrough in TB treatment

Stop TB Partnership at AIDS 2014

The 2014 International AIDS Conference will take place 20-25th July 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

Stop TB Partnership mourns loss of colleagues

Glenn Thomas and Joep Lange victims in MH17 plane crash.

Stop TB Partnership will be hosted by UNOPS from 2015

The decision was made at the 25th Board meeting.

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10 July - Dying for a cure: R&D for global health Dying for a cure: R&D for global health
July 10, 2014 – London/Geneva – A new report by the All-party Parliamentary Group (APPG) suggests a slew of measures to address the failings of commercially driven Research & Development (R&D) to address Poverty-Related and Neglected Diseases. The report recommends increasing UK’s funding for R...

21 July - New drug treatment could dramatically speed up TB cureNew drug treatment could dramatically speed up TB cure
21 July 2014 - Melbourne, Australia - A new combination of drugs means that drug-resistant TB can be cured in as little as four months instead of two years, according to research presented today at the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne.

17 July - Latin American workshop on civil society’s fight against tuberculosis...Latin American workshop on civil society’s fight against tuberculosis focuses on helping countries understand Global Fund’s new funding model
17 July 2014 - Lima, Peru - Community representatives from eight countries got together in Lima for the inauguration of a Latin American Workshop that was held in order for countries to understand the issues surrounding the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria’s New Funding Model, and their role in that process.

16 July - The Stop TB Partnership to move its Secretariat from WHO to UNOPSThe Stop TB Partnership to move its Secretariat from WHO to UNOPS
16 July 2014 - Seattle, USA - The Stop TB Partnership decided today to move its Secretariat from the World Health Organization to the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) early in 2015.

14 July - Stop TB Partnership Board meets to strengthen coordination, advocacy...Stop TB Partnership Board meets to strengthen coordination, advocacy, scale up of the global TB efforts
14 July 2014 - Seattle, USA - The 25th Board meeting of the Stop TB Partnership will take important decisions on arrangements to strengthen its strategic effort, especially advocacy, post 2015 work and coordination efforts as well as the continuous engagement with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The meeting, which is hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation at their Seattle office, will also hear about progress on work to change the language and messages for TB that would engage more people and generate more support for the fight against the disease in the current global environment.

04 July - Stop TB Partnership supports Cameroon NGO in concept note...Stop TB Partnership supports Cameroon NGO in concept note development training session
04 July 2014 - Yaoundé, Cameroon - The non-governmental organization For Impact in Social Health (FIS) organized a training session in Yaoundé as part of a wider series of trainings for civil society and people affected by tuberculosis. The Stop TB Partnership is supporting countries that are applying for funding through the Global Fund’s New Funding Model.

03 July - Stop TB Partnership - Global Fund Board member for Partners...Stop TB Partnership - Global Fund Board member for Partners Constituency as of 1 July 2014
03 July 2014 - Geneva, Switzerland - The Stop TB Partnership Secretariat, under the direction of its Executive Secretary, Dr Lucica Ditiu, has assumed responsibility of representing the Partners Constituency at the Global Fund Board.

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The Stop TB Partnership is leading the way to a world without tuberculosis (TB), a disease that is curable but still kills three people every minute. Our mission is to serve every person who is vulnerable to TB and ensure that high-quality treatment is available to all. Our partners are a collective force that is transforming the fight against TB in more than 100 countries. They include international and technical organizations, government programmes, research and funding agencies, foundations, NGOs, civil society and community groups and the private sector.