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01 December - Message on World AIDS Day: Ending AIDS togetherMessage on World AIDS Day: Ending AIDS together
01 December 2016, Geneva, Switzerland - Today is World AIDS Day, it is a moment for us to reflect on the amazing achievements we have made and the millions of lives that were saved, but also on the future needs if we want to END AIDS by 2030.

01 December - Stop TB Partnership’s GDF presented to pharmacology studentsStop TB Partnership’s GDF presented to pharmacology students
21-25 November 2016, Madrid, Spain - “Why hasn’t there been more research on TB until very recently?” “Isn’t there enough money to address both global health issues such as TB and neglected tropical diseases?” These are only two examples of the many questions that pharmacology students raised during a weeklong workshop on Access to Medicines and Cooperation at the Complutense University of Madrid. The workshop was organized by the Spanish NGO Farmamundi.

30 November - Global Drug Facility Technical Assistance update NovemberGlobal Drug Facility Technical Assistance update November
30 November - Global Drug Facility Technical Assistance updates for Somalia and Indonesia

16 November - New Asia-Pacific coalition of TB activists establishedNew Asia-Pacific coalition of TB activists established
16 November 2016, Bangkok, Thailand - The first ever Asia-Pacific network of Tuberculosis (TB) activists was established this November in Bangkok, Thailand, following a regional meeting of individuals and civil society groups involved in country responses to the TB epidemic. Called ACT Asia-Pacific! The coalition is an important milestone in a region that has 10 of the world’s high burden countries for multidrug resistant tuberculosis and that accounts for over 850,000 TB-related deaths every year.

07 November - Stop TB Partnership and its Partners 'Unite to End TB' by...Stop TB Partnership and its Partners 'Unite to End TB' by Launching a Social Impact Fund and an Accelerator for Impact
07 November 2016 - Geneva, Switzerland - The Stop TB Partnership and its partners are pleased to announce the launch of a social impact fund called Venture Lab (vLAB), which will pool and blend private and public capital to address systemic barriers in the TB space. The organization also announced that one of its Private Sector Constituency members has made an initial donation to the fund.

04 November - Breaking News - Important for all Global Fund granteesBreaking News - Important for all Global Fund grantees
Message from Dr Lucica Ditiu for colleagues from TB programs, communities, Country Coordinating Mechanisms (CCMs), Principal Recipients (PRs), Sub-Recipients (SRs), advocates and technical partners

03 November - HIV and TB Treatment for AllHIV and TB Treatment for All
03 November 2016, Minsk, Belarus - Health ministers from Eastern Europe and Central Asia adopted a Consensus Statement "HIV and TB treatment for all" on expanded and rapidly scaled-up access to affordable, quality-assured antiretroviral and TB drugs at the conclusion of the two-day Regional Consultation in Minsk, Belarus.

26 October - Accelerating action to meet the SDG TB targets:...Accelerating action to meet the SDG TB targets: the case for a UN High Level Meeting on TB in 2017
As scientists and public health experts from around the world gather in Liverpool for the World Lung Conference 2016, I wish to address you in my capacity as Chair of Stop TB Partnership Board and Minister of Health of South Africa.

25 October - 2016: Drastic Funding Shortfalls for TB Research2016: Drastic Funding Shortfalls for TB Research
25 October 2016 - Liverpool, UK - Funding for research for appropriate TB prevention, diagnosis and treatment dropped by more than USD 53 million despite the disease killing 1.8 million people in 2015, according to the latest report issued by Treatment Action Group (TAG) with support from the Stop TB Partnership. The world spent USD 620.6 million on TB research and development (R&D) last year, the lowest level of funding since 2008. This marks the second straight year that funding for TB R&D has fallen, showing that very little is being really done to end TB by 2030.

24 October - Unsung Heroes: Galina Zaporojan from the Republic of Moldova wins...Unsung Heroes: Galina Zaporojan from the Republic of Moldova wins the 2016 Kochon Prize
At the Stop TB Partnership's first TB Awards Gala in Liverpool this evening, along with four other awards, the 2016 Kochon Prize was presented to 'unsung hero' Ms. Galina Zaporojan.

22 October - Making child friendly TB medicines available: a game changer for IndiaMaking child friendly TB medicines available: a game changer for India
22 October 2016 - Geneva, Switzerland - In a serious effort to ensure best standards of care for people with TB, the Government of India placed firm orders of almost 26,000 treatment courses of the new child-friendly pediatric formulations through the Stop TB Partnership’s Global Drug Facility (GDF) for use in five pilot states - Kerala, Maharashtra, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh and Sikkim. This procurement has been made possible under Global Fund financing, using savings generated from the GDF second-line drug price reductions over the last two years.

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