Stop TB Partnership honours li...The Stop TB Partnership is honouring the life of South Africa’s former President and anti-...
Global Fund Replenishment...Donors at the launch of the Global Fund’s Fourth Replenishment pledged US $12 billion for ...
World AIDS Day Statement...On World AIDS Day 2013 the Executive Secretary of the Stop TB Partnership, Dr Lucica Ditiu...
Boost for TB/HIV integrationGlobal Fund mandates unified TB/HIV applications from countries with high coinfection rates.
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6 December - Stop TB Partnership honours life of Nelson MandelaStop TB Partnership honours life of Nelson Mandela
6 December 2013 - Geneva - The Stop TB Partnership today joins the many people and organizations from around the world honouring the life of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s former President and anti-apartheid campaigner. Mr Mandela led South Africa's transition from white-minority rule in the ...
3 December - Global Fund Donors Pledge US $12 BillionGlobal Fund Donors Pledge US $12 Billion
3 December 2013 - Washington D.C. - Donors at the launch of the Global Fund’s Fourth Replenishment today pledged US $12.0 billion for the next three years, the largest amount ever committed to fight against AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. The pledges represent a 30 percent increase over the ...
1 December - World AIDS Day Statement from Lucica DitiuWorld AIDS Day Statement from Lucica Ditiu
1 December 2013 - Geneva - There is much to celebrate this World AIDS Day. In AIDS by the numbers, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) reports that there has been a 33% decrease in new HIV infections since 2001. There has also been a 29% decrease in AIDS-related deaths since 2005...
27 November - Community Research Advisors Group seeks new membersCommunity Research Advisors Group seeks new members
27 November 2013 - New York - The Community Research Advisors Group (CRAG) is seeking nominations for new members. The CRAG is an international, community-based advisory body that works to ensure the meaningful representation and engagement of affected communities in research conducted by the Un...
25 November - Track donor pledges online as Global Fund Replenishment approachesTrack donor pledges online as Global Fund Replenishment approaches
25 November 2013 – Geneva – The Global Fund Fourth Voluntary Replenishment Conference, No Time to Lose: Sharing the Responsibility to Save Lives, will be hosted by the United States government in Washington D.C. from 2-3 December. To track progress towards the Global Fund’s goal of raising US $1...
25 November - Theme for World TB Day 2014 announcedTheme for World TB Day 2014 announced
25 November 2013 – Geneva – Following discussions and consultation with partners, The Stop TB Partnership has announced the theme for World TB Day 2014. The theme will be: <b>Reach the three million</b> <i>A TB test, treatment and cure for all</i> As highlig...
12 November - Partners rally to support patients in Afghanistan after...Partners rally to support patients in Afghanistan after fire at TB drug warehouse
12 November 2013 - Kabul, Afghanistan - A fire that destroyed the entire stock of tuberculosis (TB) drugs in Afghanistan’s central warehouse threatened to leave TB patients in the country without the medicines needed to continue their treatment. But local and international partners rallied around the national TB programme to provide a swift emergency response.
07 November - Challenge Facility grantee calls for TB programmes that...Challenge Facility grantee calls for TB programmes that target vulnerable populations in Ghana
07 November 2013 - Bolgatanga, Ghana - Rural Initiatives for Self-Empowerment-Ghana (RISE-Ghana), a nongovernmental organization (NGO), has called for the urgent launch of tuberculosis (TB) programmes that target vulnerable populations such as prisoners, miners and mining communities in hard-to-reach areas.
07 November - Advocates warn of escalating TB and HIV crisis in Eastern...Advocates warn of escalating TB and HIV crisis in Eastern Europe and Central Asia if funding drops
07 November 2013 - Geneva - As the Global Fund’s 30th Board Meeting opens, health advocates have warned that projected reductions in funding for tuberculosis (TB) and HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) could leave the region with rising rates of HIV and drug-resistant TB.
03 November - Symposium focuses on how the law can uphold TB patients’ rightsSymposium focuses on how the law can uphold TB patients’ rights
03 November 2013 - Paris - The Stop TB Partnership, KELIN, UNAIDS and The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria partnered to run a symposium on the connections between HIV, tuberculosis (TB), human rights and the law at the 44th Union World Conference on Lung Health, in Paris, France.
31 October - US Centers for Disease control wins scarecrow contest with...US Centers for Disease control wins scarecrow contest with Edgar Allan Crow
31 October 2013 - Atlanta, USA - The Centers for Disease Control’s Communications, Education and Behavioral Studies Branch has won a prize at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens scarecrow contest with a tuberculosis (TB) themed scarecrow.
30 October - Bids invited for the supply of second- and third-line...Bids invited for the supply of second- and third-line TB drugs by 18 November
30 October 2013 - Amsterdam - The IDA Foundation, operating as a procurement agent for the Global Drug Facility has issued two invitations to bid (ITB) for the supply of second and third-line tuberculosis (TB) drugs.
30 October - Major boost for TB/HIV integration as Global Fund mandates...Major boost for TB/HIV integration as Global Fund mandates unified funding applications
30 October 2013 - Geneva - In a major step forward for people affected by tuberculosis (TB) and HIV co-infection, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has made a bold change to the way it approaches treatment programmes in countries with high rates of both diseases.
30 October - TB activists storm stage at World Conference on Lung HealthTB activists storm stage at World Conference on Lung Health
30 October 2013 - Paris - Tuberculosis (TB) activists and representatives of affected communities stormed the opening of the Stop TB Symposium at the World Conference on Lung Health today in Paris, demanding faster progress towards eliminating TB and a target of zero TB deaths.
29 October - Funding for TB research falls for first time in eight yearsFunding for TB research falls for first time in eight years
29 October 2013 - Paris - The 2013 Report on Tuberculosis Research Funding Trends, 2005- 2012 found that funding for tuberculosis (TB) research and development (R&D) dropped by US$30.4 million in 2012 compared to 2011, the first time funding has fallen since Treatment Action Group (TAG) began tracking investments in 2005.
28 October - Global Laboratory Initiative launches new quarterly newsletterGlobal Laboratory Initiative launches new quarterly newsletter
28 October 2013 - Geneva - The Global Laboratory Initiative (GLI) Working Group of the Stop TB Partnership has published the first edition of Momentum, a quarterly newsletter.
25 October - Roadmap available for Union World Conference on Lung HealthRoadmap available for Union World Conference on Lung Health
25 October 2013 - Geneva - The Stop TB Partnership has prepared a roadmap of meetings, workshops and other events organized by partners during and before the World Conference on Lung Health in Paris.
23 October - WHO Global Tuberculosis Report 2013: Gains in TB fight are at huge riskWHO Global Tuberculosis Report 2013: Gains in TB fight are at huge risk
23 October 2013 - London - Tuberculosis (TB) treatment has saved the lives of more than 22 million people since 1995, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Tuberculosis Report 2013, published today.
21 October - Mining executives agree strong corporate voice on TB neededMining executives agree strong corporate voice on TB needed
21 October 2013 - Johannesburg - With a TB and Mining Regional Summit planned for 2 February 2014 in Cape Town, mining company representatives have agreed to hold discussions on how to highlight and strengthen corporate sector contributions to addressing tuberculosis (TB) in the mining sector.
18 October - Eastern European and Central Asian countries gather to discuss...Eastern European and Central Asian countries gather to discuss HIV/AIDs and TB threats
18 October 2013 - Brussels - On the initiative of Professor Michel Kazatchkine, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA), representatives from six countries in the region gathered today to discuss some of the challenges that EECA countries face as they confront the HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and multidrug-resistant TB epidemics.
17 October - Agenda for the Stop TB Partnership Event on 31 October in Paris...Agenda for the Stop TB Partnership Event on 31 October in Paris now available
17 October 2013 - Geneva - The agenda for the Stop TB Partnership event, New opportunities for funding and engagement - Your role in the future of the Stop TB Partnership, is now available on the Stop TB Partnership website.
16 October - TB and mining on the agenda as private sector leaders gather in South...TB and mining on the agenda as private sector leaders gather in South Africa
16 October 2013 - Johannesburg - The GBCHealth African Regional Conference opened today, aiming to stimulate increased private sector engagement in major health challenges, including tuberculosis (TB) in the mining sector.
14 October - Aeras wins PR Daily award for ‘Exposed’ film seriesAeras wins PR Daily award for ‘Exposed’ film series
14 October 2013 - Rockville, USA - Vaccine developer Aeras has won PR Daily’s Best Cause-Related Video award for its film series EXPOSED: The Race Against Tuberculosis. The series also won an honorable mention in the Best Digital PR Campaign - Nonprofit Sector category.
07 October - Coordinating Board appoints new Vice-Chair and members of Executive...Coordinating Board appoints new Vice-Chair and members of Executive and Finance Committees
07 October 2013 - Geneva - The Stop TB Partnership Coordinating Board has appointed a new Vice-Chair and members of its Executive and Finance committees.
01 October - First-ever targeted roadmap outlines steps to end childhood TB deathsFirst-ever targeted roadmap outlines steps to end childhood TB deaths
1 October 2013 - Washington D.C. - The deaths of more than 74 000 children from tuberculosis (TB) could be prevented each year through measures outlined in the first ever action plan developed specifically on TB and children.
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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.