Stop TB Partnership

News Stories 2011

End-of-year message from Dr Lucica Ditiu, Executive Secretary of the Stop TB Partnership

19 December 2011

Mensaje de fin de año de la Secretaria Ejecutiva de la Alianza Alto a la Tuberculosis

19 December 2011

Celebrities from eight countries join forces to raise the profile of TB

08 December 2011

South Africa calls for zero deaths from TB and HIV in first integrated national plan

02 December 2011

Statement from Lucica Ditiu, Executive Secretary of the Stop TB Partnership, on World AIDS Day 2011

01 December 2011

Lucica Ditiu calls for more anger and bolder targets in the struggle against tuberculosis

07 November 2011

Target TB and the White Ribbon Alliance call for a month of action on TB and maternal and child health

04 November 2011

International Roadmap for Tuberculosis Research launched at the World Conference on Lung Health

29 October 2011

Stop TB Partnership and Kochon Foundation announce recipients of 2011 award for distinguished achievements in combating tuberculosis

27 October 2011

UN MDG Comic Book featuring Stop TB Ambassador Luis Figo awarded Peace and Sports Award

26 October 2011

Winners of the Award for Excellence in Reporting on TB and Images to Stop TB Award announced in Lille

26 October 2011

Funding for TB research and development was flat in 2010 compared to 2009

26 October 2011

Winstone Zulu, international TB/HIV advocate, has passed away

14 October 2011


13 October 2011

WHO says progress on TB is at risk from underfunding

13 October 2011

Educational website uses photography to take the fight against tuberculosis to the classroom

12 October 2011

European Union invests 30 million Euros in new vaccine research programme

01 October 2011

Stop TB Partnership urges bolder action on TB at "Every Woman, Every Child" event

20 September 2011

Action plan on drug-resistant tuberculosis in Europe could save 120 000 lives

14 September 2011

Model and entertainer JOY appointed as Stop TB Ambassador in Japan

07 September 2011

WHO and the Union launch collaborative framework on TB and diabetes

31 August 2011

Meeting of Indian manufacturers spurs coordinated action on the global shortage of TB drugs

29 August 2011

Global experts turn to India as a key pathfinder on battling tuberculosis

29 August 2011

Round 11 Global Fund launch: Let's make it a TB round!

15 August 2011

BAYER to provide second-line drugs to the Global Drug Facility

15 August 2011

New TB vaccine enters proof-of-concept trial in people living with HIV in Senegal and South Africa

11 August 2011

Aeras to work with China National Biotech Group on developing TB vaccines

26 July 2011

Statement from our Executive Secretary, Dr Lucica Ditiu, on the report 'An evaluation of drug-resistant TB treatment scale-up'

25 July 2011

WHO warns against the use of inaccurate blood tests for active tuberculosis

20 July 2011

Rapid TB test more effective than traditional diagnostics for detecting cases among children

17 July 2011

Top professionals join forces in think tank on TB advocacy

08 July 2011

Recognizing excellence in the fight against TB: Kochon Prize calls for nominations by 31 July

30 June 2011

2011 Images to Stop Tuberculosis photo award invites entries

24 June 2011

MSF launches new series of blogs by MDR-TB patients

24 June 2011

Drug shortages lead to interrupted TB treatment in a third of UK health centres

11 June 2011

UN special envoy gives impassioned speech on integrating TB care with the AIDS response

10 June 2011

Leaders on TB and HIV efforts pledge to work in partnership to save a million lives

06 June 2011

One million lives can be saved between now and the end of 2015 by preventing and treating tuberculosis among people living with HIV

06 June 2011

Chinese singer Peng Liyuan appointed goodwill ambassador for TB and HIV/AIDS

03 June 2011

Mobile phones and financial incentives help Karachi hospital double case detection rates

01 June 2011

TDR wins the 2011 Gates Award for Global Health

17 May 2011

US study finds simpler, more effective treatment option for latent TB infection

16 May 2011

South African National AIDS Council ponders name change as HIV/TB rises up the agenda

11 May 2011

Girl's life saved by novel two-drug therapy for extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis

10 May 2011

Large and irregular private sector market for TB drugs risks fuelling drug resistance

04 May 2011

TB REACH announces successful applicants for Wave-2 funding

04 May 2011

Diabetics up to five times more likely to contract tuberculosis

03 May 2011

TB cases in New York reach record low, but disease remains a major threat for Chinese, Ecuadoran, Dominican arrivals

01 May 2011

Four-in-one TB pill could help reduce drug-resistance

15 April 2011

TB workers on two-wheels bring faster diagnosis and better treatment in Lesotho

14 April 2011

Musician Obour named as national TB ambassador for Ghana

13 April 2011

One-stop TB labs to bring faster, more cost-effective diagnosis to Malawi

08 April 2011

WHO calls for urgent action against drug resistance

07 April 2011

Canada pledges further support for TB care in Afghanistan

06 April 2011

US global health leaders open 20th Stop TB Partnership Coordinating Board meeting

01 April 2011

Trio of African health ministers takes Washington by storm on Stop TB Partnership high-level mission

31 March 2011

More funding for TB research and development needed, new report says

29 March 2011

Global health leaders discuss new approach to tuberculosis vaccine funding

24 March 2011

Africa's first Xpert machine unveiled in Durban on World TB Day

24 March 2011

Swaziland declares tuberculosis a national emergency

24 March 2011

Without more funds for fight against tuberculosis, millions face death, warns UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

24 March 2011

Statement for World TB Day by Dr Lucica Ditiu, Executive Secretary of the Stop TB Partnership 24 March 2011

24 March 2011

Partners call for increased commitment to tackle MDR-TB

23 March 2011

TB target: to find 3 million people not getting proper treatment

23 March 2011

New market dynamics needed for second-line TB drugs, say MSF and The Union

23 March 2011


23 March 2011

24-hour concert is back for World TB Day 2011

22 March 2011

Tuberculosis quiz for World TB Day now online

21 March 2011

On the move against TB campaign hits the road in Namibia

10 March 2011

World Health Day will draw attention to antimicrobial resistance

09 March 2011

Text messaging, mobile labs and cavaliers on the agenda as TB REACH grantees assess early impact

04 March 2011

Twenty-two civil society organizations to receive grants from the Stop TB Partnership

14 February 2011

3 partnerships letter of support for GFATM

04 February 2011

Archbishop Desmond Tutu scores a goal against TB

26 January 2011

World TB Day Campaign 2011 is now live

24 January 2011

Football heroes highlight the MDGs in a comic book produced by UN partners and the Stop TB Partnership

24 January 2011

New executive secretary to head the Stop TB Partnership

19 January 2011

Stop TB Partnership Global Drug Facility (GDF) working to mitigate shortage of quality-assured streptomycin

17 January 2011