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Funded by Stop TB Partnership TB REACH: People with TB in Ukraine are the first to receive groundbreaking new BPal drug regimen

23 November 2020, KIEV, UKRAINE / THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS: Ukraine is the first country in the world, under programmatic conditions, to provide tuberculosis (TB) patients with the groundbreaking new BPaL treatment. This three-drug treatment is meant for patients with extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB) and is expected to have a higher success rate than previous treatments, doing away with painful daily injections. This deadly infectious disease currently ranks as the third cause of death in Ukraine among communicable, maternal, neonatal and nutritional diseases.

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Stop TB Partnership Board meeting announces USD 7.5 million in new investment for Challenge Facility for Civil Society platform

USD 7.5 million to support and bolster the fight against TB by civil society, community-based, and grassroots organizations for communities, rights and gender within the TB response through Challenge Facility for Civil Society was announced during the 33rd Stop TB Partnership Board meeting, held virtually on 18-20 November 2020. This represents a historic three-fold budget increase since Round 9.

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Leadership for accelerating the fight against TB in Africa amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

Health Ministers from eleven African countries come together to define priority actions and financing needed to accelerate their TB responses.

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New survey finds millions of people affected by TB still diagnosed and treated with outdated tools

Data on 37 countries reveals widespread failure to follow latest international recommendations for policies on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.

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The Stop TB Partnership & “Hello Kitty” join forces to end TB in children

10 November 2020, Geneva, Switzerland - The Stop TB Partnership and the famous Japanese icon Hello Kitty by Sanrio Co. Ltd are teaming up to raise global awareness to curb TB in children, #StopTBwithHelloKitty, at a virtual unveiling event held today in Geneva, Switzerland. On a global scale, approximately 1.2 million children contract TB every year, with an estimated 200,000 children needlessly dying from the disease. 

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October 2020 edition of the Stop TB Partnership's newsletter

The Stop TB Partnership released its October 2020 newsletter, summarizing the initiatives and activities carried out during the month.

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September 2020 edition of the Stop TB Partnership's newsletter

The Stop TB Partnership released its September 2020 newsletter, summarizing the initiatives and activities carried out during the month.

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TB affected community & civil society priorities for new Global AIDS Strategy

A new global AIDS Strategy is currently being developed by UNAIDS.

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August 2020 edition of the Stop TB Partnership's newsletter

The Stop TB Partnership released its August 2020 newsletter, summarizing the initiatives and activities carried out during the month.

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Declaration of the Rights of People Affected by TB now available in Arabic

The Declaration was launched in May 2019 by TBpeople in partnership with the Stop TB Partnership.

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