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First Global Plan regional consultation in Addis Ababa

Great consensus and endorsement of the current draft from participants

Largest ever TB programme review in India

India's Ministry for Health & Family Welfare Calls for a TB Free India

GDF annual stakeholders meeting

April 22-23, Siem Reap, Cambodia

26th Coordinating Board Meeting concludes in Paris

Several critical decision points endorsed at the meeting

Next Global Plan to Stop TB 2016-2020

First draft of the next Global Plan shared for review

GDF Information on Bedaquiline

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07 May - Global Plan to Stop TB 2016-2020: First regional consultation in Addis Ababa...Global Plan to Stop TB 2016-2020: First regional consultation in Addis Ababa shows great consensus and endorsement of the current draft
07 May 2015 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - The first of four regional consultations on the Global Plan to Stop TB 2016-2020 ended with great enthusiasm and consensus on the directions, objectives, targets as well as structure.

28 April - The Union and Otsuka open nominations for 2nd global TB research and...The Union and Otsuka open nominations for 2nd global TB research and innovation award
28 April 2015 - For the second straight year, in recognition of World TB Day, The Union and Otsuka SA (Otsuka) announced the call for nominations and self-nominations for the Young Innovator in TB Research Award, aimed at recognising young scientists who have pursued innovative advancements in tuberculosis (TB) research.

24 April - India's Ministry for Health & Family Welfare Calls for a TB Free India...India's Ministry for Health & Family Welfare Calls for a TB Free India following the end of the largest ever TB programme review
24 April 2015 - New Delhi, India - India undertook the largest ever TB programme review over the last two weeks. Under the leadership of the National TB Programme in the country, the outstanding mission was organized by the WHO country office.

24 April - The Annual Stakeholders Meeting of the Global Drug Facility in Siem Reap...The Annual Stakeholders Meeting of the Global Drug Facility in Siem Reap, Cambodia (22-23 April, 2015)
April 24, 2015, Siem Reap / Geneva - The Global Drug Facility (GDF), the procurement arm of the Stop TB Partnership conducted the annual stakeholders meeting during April 22-23 in Siem Reap, Cambodia, for its partners involved in the supply of first-line and second-line drugs to treat TB in adults and children. In addition, a special one-day workshop was organized dedicated to existing and forthcoming manufacturers of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) and Finished Pharmaceutical Products (FPP) for TB medicines. The workshop preceded the main event.

23 April - How To Access The Bedaquiline Donation Program: Step By StepHow To Access The Bedaquiline Donation Program: Step By Step
Bedaquiline (BDQ) is a powerful new tool for the treatment of patients with drug-resistant TB (DR-TB).

23 April - Janssen India Collaborates to Launch Commuter Train TB Awareness...Janssen India Collaborates to Launch Commuter Train TB Awareness Campaign in Mumbai
23 April 2015 - India - To commemorate World TB Day 2015, Janssen India has collaborated with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the civic body that governs the city of Mumbai, to support the launch of a commuter train tuberculosis (TB) disease awareness campaign.

23 April - Johnson & Johnson Philippines Participates in a Local World TB Day...Johnson & Johnson Philippines Participates in a Local World TB Day Event to Confirm the Commitment to Advancing the Global USAID SIRTURO® Donation Program
23 April 2015 - On World TB Day 2015, Johnson & Johnson Philippines announced in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) that eligible patients living with pulmonary multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in the country would be among the first to benefit from the SIRTURO® (bedaquiline) donation program, following regulatory approval by local authorities in October 2014.

23 April - Berkeley, CA Film Co. Starts Second Phase of Documentary about...Berkeley, CA Film Co. Starts Second Phase of Documentary about New Weapons to Combat Antibiotic Resistance
23 April 2015 - Berkeley, California - Currently in production by Recombinant Films, LLC, "War In Our Bodies: Can We Win?" is a single episode program that highlights leading solutions to the global threat of antibiotic- resistant bacteria, or "superbugs," now reaching a crisis level. Past films have only sounded an alarm about their mortal danger. This one showcases new strategies to control them.

22 April - "Lung Tree Care" Campaign Launched in Support of World TB Day"Lung Tree Care" Campaign Launched in Support of World TB Day
22 April 2015 - Korea - On World TB Day 2015, Janssen Korea, which is a member of the Korean branch of the Stop TB Partnership, announced the launch of a major new awareness and education campaign, "Lung Tree Care." The initiative, which was launched in front of Myeongdong Theater in Seoul, is part of a broader effort to further prevent TB infection and raise awareness of the disease.

20 April - Celebrating World TB Day in ItalyCelebrating World TB Day in Italy
20 April 2015 - Italy - For the first time, this year, Stop TB Italia has challenged itself by promoting both scientific and cultural activities and organizing several events in as many different cities.

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