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Buckle up: One week to Cape TownCape Town, South Africa. 29 November - 6 December
Global Plan To End TB 2016-2020 LaunchedPlan for 10 million lives saved and 45 million TB cases avoided
Twitter Campaign to #ChangeTBJoin the campaign to get people thinking about what they can do to Change TB.
Every Word CountsTB Language Guide launched in Bangkok in support of the Global Plan Paradigm Shift
20 November - 10 million lives saved and 45 million TB cases avoided with...10 million lives saved and 45 million TB cases avoided with Stop TB Partnership 5-year investment plan
20 November 2015 - Geneva, Switzerland -- The world is losing its battle with tuberculosis (TB), which is now the biggest infectious killer globally, causing 1.5 million deaths every year. Without a clear investment plan and a complete overhaul in how this disease is tackled, TB is unlikely to be eliminated until the end of the 22nd century, and the world will miss the recently announced Sustainable Development Goal to end TB by 2030.
05 November - First ever global meeting of people affected by TB and key...First ever global meeting of people affected by TB and key populations convened in Bangkok
5th November, Bangkok, Thailand - The Stop TB Partnership has this week convened the first ever global meeting of people affected by TB and key populations in Bangkok, Thailand.
03 November - Every Word CountsEvery Word Counts
3rd November, Bangkok, Thailand - The Stop TB Partnership has launched ‘United to End TB: Every Word Counts’ today, the first language guide for partners and stakeholders working in tuberculosis.
31 October - Change Will Be Difficult, But No Change Will Be FatalChange Will Be Difficult, But No Change Will Be Fatal
31 October 2015 - The 2015 WHO Global TB Report was launched a few days ago and the main take home message is that if we are to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and End TB Strategy targets, we need to CHANGE. Now, not later. It is already late.
27 October - A Paradigm Shift Needed in the Way We Fight TBA Paradigm Shift Needed in the Way We Fight TB
27 October 2015 - The 26th of October was a momentous day in Dubai. Under the overarching title ‘Stopping the Body Count: A Comprehensive Approach to Move Toward Zero Tuberculosis Deaths’ and in the presence of key stakeholders, country representatives and partners, the Lancet has launched a series of manuscripts which describe a comprehensive approach to drive down TB incidence far faster than current global rates of decline. By implementing these interventions we will reach the targets of the Global Plan to End TB 2016-2020 and further the 2035 End TB Strategy targets. The authors presented on topics from the manuscripts including active case-finding and prompt initiation of effective TB treatment, treatment of latent TB infection,addressing the biosocial determinants of the disease, and using programme data to target and monitor interventions.
19 October - Obituary - Diego Zallocco: 1 July 1968 - 17 October 2015Obituary - Diego Zallocco: 1 July 1968 - 17 October 2015
19 October 2015 - Geneva, Switzerland - The Stop TB Partnership is deeply saddened by the death of Dr Diego Zallocco on 17 October 2015 after an illness over the past 18 months. Diego was a long-time friend, collaborator and ally working in the global fight against TB.
16 October - Fighting the epidemic in BrazilFighting the epidemic in Brazil
Friday 16th October - Rt Hon Nick Herbert MP, British Member of Parliament, Co-chairman and Founder of the Global TB Caucus, spoke in the Brazilian Congress on Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 October about Brazil’s role in ending the global TB epidemic.
15 October - Tuberculosis is theme in international meeting at the Brazilian...Tuberculosis is theme in international meeting at the Brazilian Congress
08 October 2015, Brasilia - "Tuberculosis is the biggest killing infectious disease in the world. We have accomplished many advances to control it worldwide, but if we continue in this pace, it will take us at least 200 years to eliminate the disease." This is the opening line of the British Member of Parliament Nick Herbert, who was at the Brazilian Congress to call upon the importance of TB control in the world.
15 October - Urgent need to implement TB infection control practices at Sewri...Urgent need to implement TB infection control practices at Sewri TB hospital
October 15, 2015 - In September, Sewri TB hospital informed a national newspaper that it would be ensuring regular supply of N95 respirators for use by its personnel. The hospital plans to order 5000 respirators every fifteen days, ensuring 10,000 by September end and another 10,000 by October.
14 October - The fear factor - how much do we need to fear a disease to eliminate it?The fear factor - how much do we need to fear a disease to eliminate it?
14 October 2015 - London, United Kingdom - The Stop TB Partnership today launched a video to highlight the limited knowledge about TB in the general population, especially in developed countries. It is crucial that people are aware of the disease so we can engage more actors in the battle to end it.
14 October - ICN TB/MDR-TB Project celebrates its Leading LightsICN TB/MDR-TB Project celebrates its Leading Lights
13 October 2015 - While most nurses prefer to avoid the limelight, the ICN TB/MDR-TB project wants to recognize the work of some outstanding TB nurses who are role models and leaders in their field.
November 29 2015
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.