Stop TB Partnership

Media Center Archive

Press releases 2013

20 March 2013
Health leaders launch 1000 day push to meet African tuberculosis and HIV targets

Press releases 2012

27 November 2012
UNAIDS and the Stop TB Partnership join forces to stop HIV/TB deaths

13 November 2012
Desmond Tutu TB Centre receives Stop TB Partnership Kochon Prize

30 August 2012
Southern African heads of state join forces to end tuberculosis in the mining sector

21 March 2012
Childhood tuberculosis neglected, despite available remedies [.pdf]
To read the press release in other WHO official languages, link here:
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/en/index.html

Press releases 2011

02 December 2011
Meet the national ambassadors against tuberculosis [.pdf]

27 October 2011
Stop TB Partnership and Kochon Foundation announce recipients of 2011 award for distinguished achievements in combating tuberculosis [.pdf]

26 October 2011
Winner of Images to Stop TB Award announced in Lille, France [.pdf]

26 October 2011
Winners of the Stop TB Partnership Award for Excellence in Reporting on Tuberculosis announced in Lille, France [.pdf]

26 October 2011
Treatment Action Group Issues Latest Update on Global TB R&D Investment Trends [.pdf]

14 September 2011
WHO/Europe's new action plan on drug-resistant tuberculosis could save 120 000 lives [.pdf]

29 August 2011
Global experts turn to India as a key pathfinder on battling tuberculosis [.pdf]

23 March 2011
World Tuberculosis Day TB target: to find 3 million people not getting proper treatment [.pdf]

23 March 2011
Partners call for increased commitment to tackle MDR-TB [.pdf]

22 March 2011
Note to editors: Photo reportage on TB in the Ukraine available for use on World TB Day [.pdf]

19 January 2011
New executive secretary to head the Stop TB Partnership [.pdf]

Press releases 2010

12 November 2010
Stop TB Partnership and Kochon Foundation announce recipients of 2010 award for distinguished achievements in combating tuberculosis [.pdf]

11 November 2010
WINNERS OF THE STOP TB AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN REPORTING ON TUBERCULOSIS ANNOUNCED IN BERLIN [.pdf]

11 November 2010
WINNER OF THE IMAGES TO STOP TUBERCULOSIS AWARD ANNOUNCED IN BERLIN, GERMANY [.pdf]

13 October 2010
NEW ACTION PLAN LAYS THE FOUNDATION FOR TB ELIMINATION [.pdf]

22 July 2010
Public health leaders push ambitious agenda to stop TB deaths among people living with HIV [.pdf]

24 March 2010
Pop star Craig David joins the fight against tuberculosis [.pdf]

Press releases 2009

04 December 2009
Stop TB Partnership announces World TB Day theme [.pdf]

04 December 2009
Stop TB Partnership and Kochon Foundation announce recipients of 2009 award for distinguished achievements on combating tuberculosis [.pdf]

03 December 2009
NEW PARTNERSHIP TO COMBAT DRUG-RESISTANT TUBERCULOSIS [.pdf]

03 December 2009
WINNER OF THE IMAGES TO STOP TUBERCULOSIS AWARD ANNOUNCED IN MEXICO [.pdf]

03 December 2009
WINNERS OF THE STOP TB AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN REPORTING ON TUBERCULOSIS ANNOUNCED IN MEXICO [.pdf]

03 December 2009
Quick test for tuberculosis could save many lives but is still a distant goal [.pdf]

01 December 2009
UN special Envoy visiting Africa, challenging countries to tackle tuberculosis [.pdf]

20 July 2009
Images to Stop Tuberculosis Award Competition now open for entries [.pdf]

24 March 2009
UN Secretary-General's Message for World TB Day
English [.doc], Arabic [.doc], Chinese [.doc], French [.doc], Russian [.doc], Spanish [.doc]

23 March 2009
Landmark international meeting on tuberculosis opens in Brazil [.pdf]

20 March 2009
Innovative exhibition uses the power of images to help stop tuberculosis [.pdf]

19 March 2009
MEDIA ADVISORY - STOP TB PARTNERS’ FORUM [.pdf]

Press releases 2008

26 November 2008
Winner of the Images to Stop Tuberculosis Award announced at the Angkor Photography Festival [.pdf]

17 October 2008
Stop TB Partnership and Kochon Foundation announce recipients of 2008 award for distinguished achievements on combating tuberculosis [.pdf]

16 October 2008
Winners of the Stop TB Award for Excellence in Reporting on Tuberculosis announced in Paris [.pdf]

24 July 2008
Bam! Kapow! Figo scores a goal against tuberculosis in a new comic book [.pdf]

30 Jun 2008
New rapid tests for drug-resistant TB for developing countries

9 June 2008
Call for action to reduce TB deaths among HIV-positive people

17 March 2008
Progress in TB diagnosis and control slowing, says new report

26 February 2008
World health organization reports highest rates of drug-resistant tuberculosis to date

Press releases 2007

12 December 2007
New Study Says Aggressive Tuberculosis Control Could Yield Substantial Economic Gains for Poor Countries

9 November 2007
STOP TB Partnership announces World TB Day theme [.pdf]

9 November 2007
Stop TB Partnership and Kochon Foundation announce recipients of 2007 award for distinguished achievements on combating tuberculosis [.pdf]

8 November 2007
Stop TB AND Lilly MDR-TB Partnerships announce Award for Excellence in Reporting on Tuberculosis [.pdf]

8 October 2007
Stop TB Partnership and UNITAID to supply drugs to 19 countries

20 September 2007
Former UN Messenger of Peace to fight tuberculosis as a Stop TB Ambassador

22 June 2007
US$2.15 billion plan to contain drug-resistant tuberculosis launched

29 May 2007
Stop TB Partnership delivers treatments for 10 million people in six years

Press Releases 2006

November, 2006
First ever Stop TB partnership and Kochon Foundation prize given to leading TB/HIV activist and TB programme manager [.pdf]

25 October 2006
A large, untapped global market exists for improved TB tests

16 August 2006
WHO: Intensified action needed to halt a quarter of a million TB/HIV deaths a year of people living with AIDS

17 March 2006
WHO launches new stop TB strategy to fight the global tuberculosis epidemic

Obasanjo, Brown and Gates call on world leaders to fund new plan to stop tuberculosis. $31 billion funding increase needed to prevent 14 million tuberculosis deaths by 2015. Gates Foundation pledges to triple tuberculosis funding over next decade. Read the full press release [.pdf]

News writers:

Jon Lidén
Ravini Senanayake
Priti Patnaik
Jenniffer Dietrich
Elisabetta Minelli