Advocates, alarmed by appalling global response to MDR-TB outbreak in Papua New Guinea, call on international agencies to take action

Advocates denounced the global response to an MDR-TB outbreak in Papua New Guinea and urged international agencies to immediately intervene.

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UN Zero Draft Political Declaration calls for joint action on TB and AIDS

The Zero Draft 2016 Political Declaration released ahead of the United Nations High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS contains ambitious commitments to put the world on track to end AIDS and TB by 2030.

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New guide helps civil society identify EU funding opportunities in Europe

The TB Europe Coalition launched a guide for civil society organisations across the European region explaining how to access European Union (EU) funding to support their TB and HIV activities.

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New Indian guidelines on the use of bedaquiline

The Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released Guidelines for use of Bedaquiline in RNTCP through conditional access under Programmatic Management of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in India.

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STREAM Stage 2 Trial begins

Stage 2 of trial aims to reduce MDR-TB treatment from 24 months to 6 or 9 months.

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Stop TB Partnership extends call for 2016 Kochon Prize

The deadline for the 2016 Kochon Prize’s call for nominations has been extended until Friday, 29 April.

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Advocates call for WHO to update Delamanid Guidance to include children

On World TB Day, and in light of new evidence of safety in children, advocates called on the World Health Organization to update its 2014 guidance on delamanid to include children.

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Louder Than TB: add your voice and help us turn up the volume!

Add your voice – be Louder Than TB! Visit to learn how you can turn up the volume!

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Just 2% of people with the severest cases of drug-resistant TB currently have access to new, more effective treatments

Médecins Sans Frontières released the 4th edition of its report DR-TB Drugs Under the Microscope. The report analyzes the barriers and factors affecting access to treatment regimens for drug-resistant tuberculosis.

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WHO calls on countries and partners to "Unite to End Tuberculosis"

In advance of World TB Day, to be observed on March 24, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on countries and partners to "Unite to End Tuberculosis".

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