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Africa Region Ministers of Health Approve Regional Framework

and Endorse the Global Plan to End TB 2016-2020 & 90-(90)-90 targets

Stop TB Partnership's TB REACH launches call for proposals

Have an innovative idea to end TB? We'll Fund It!

Zero TB Initiative launches in Dubai

This initiative sparks new action to end TB

Francophone Members of Parliament sign cooperation agreement

to lead on fight against TB

Stop TB Partnership and UNAIDS launch gender assessment tool

for national HIV and TB responses to support countries

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22 August - Africa Region Ministers of Health Approve New Regional...Africa Region Ministers of Health Approve New Regional Framework for Ending TB and Endorse the Global Plan to End TB 2016-2020 and 90-(90)-90 targets
22 August 2016, Addis Abiba – Ministers of Health from Africa met in Addis Ababa for a special session on Tuberculosis this weekend, as part of the Regional Committee of the World Health Organization AFRO Region. Co-organized by WHO and the Stop TB Partnership, the meeting focused on unifying Ministers of Health to end TB in the Region by 2030 and ended with a call to organize a United Nations High-Level Meeting on TB.

02 August - Stop TB Partnership's TB REACH launches call for proposalsStop TB Partnership's TB REACH launches call for proposals
2 August 2016 - Geneva, Switzerland - The Stop TB Partnership is pleased to announce that its TB REACH initiative is now accepting applications to fund innovative approaches and technologies which aim to increase the number of people diagnosed and treated for TB, to decrease the time to appropriate treatment and to improve treatment success rates.

27 July - First meeting of TB Product Procurement and Market Shaping...First meeting of TB Product Procurement and Market Shaping Working Group
27 July 2016, Washington, United States - On 27 July 2016, the Stop TB Partnership’s Global Drug Facility convened the first meeting of the TB Product Procurement and Market Shaping Working Group. This Working Group will serve to bring together procurers and key stakeholders, including people affected by TB and advocates, in order to address common procurement and market shaping challenges inherent to the fragile TB markets. 27 participants from USAID, CHAI, GDF, Global Fund, TB Alliance, MSF, MSH, TAG, UNDP, UNITAID, USP, WHO, TB advocates and experts attended the meeting.

25 July - The "Zero TB Initiative" sparks new action to end TBThe "Zero TB Initiative" sparks new action to end TB
25 July 2016 - Dubai, UAE - The End TB Strategy and the Global Plan to End TB 2016-2020 call for a fundamental change to the ways TB prevention and care programs are funded and implemented to achieve a significant reduction in the number of people developing TB each year. Most countries are not achieving the declines needed to end the TB epidemic and in several countries, prevalence survey data show the TB burden is much higher than previously thought.

20 July - Assessing TB Program Impacts and efficiencyAssessing TB Program Impacts and efficiency
20-22 July 2016, Geneva, Switzerland - The Stop TB Partnership and The Global Fund jointly convened a workshop with participation of the WHO and teams of seven countries.

16 July - Updates from TB2016 and AIDS2016 in Durban, South AfricaUpdates from TB2016 and AIDS2016 in Durban, South Africa
16-17 July 2016 - Durban, South Africa - The urgent need to address the global TB epidemic was in focus this weekend in Durban, as TB experts, health professionals, political leaders, civil society, and communities affected by TB convened at the TB2016 conference. TB2016 was coordinated by the International AIDS Society (IAS) and held directly prior to the 21st International AIDS Conference.

11 July - Francophone Members of Parliament sign cooperation agreement...Francophone Members of Parliament sign cooperation agreement to lead on fight against TB
11 July 2016 - Antananarivo, Madagascar - The Francophone Parliamentary Assembly (FPA), the Stop TB Partnership, and the non-governmental organization Global Health Advocates today signed a cooperation agreement to work towards bringing an end to tuberculosis (TB). This Agreement is a first step in creating a vast network of francophone Members of Parliament (MPs) engaged in ending the epidemic.

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