Stop TB Partnership

Stop TB Partnership Board to be led by India’s Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Mr. Mansukh Mandaviya

The Stop TB Partnership welcomed the new leadership of the Stop TB Partnership Board, India’s Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Mr. Mansukh Mandaviya, as the new Chair of the Stop TB Partnership Board with immediate effect and until 2024. The Minister will lead the efforts of the Stop TB Partnership Secretariat, partners, and the TB community at large, towards reaching the UN TB targets by 2022, a milestone moment in the effort to end TB by 2030.

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The results are in: Artificial intelligence outperforms humans at reading chest x-rays for signs of TB

24 August 2021, Geneva, Switzerland – Lancet Digital Health just published the new ground-breaking study by the Stop TB Partnership, showing that artificial intelligence (AI) by far outperformed experienced human radiologists in diagnosing tuberculosis (TB).

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Stop TB Partnership applauds the TB Decree signed by Indonesian President Joko Widodo

The Stop TB Partnership applauds the Presidential TB Bill that crowns Indonesia’s commitment to ending the TB epidemic by 2030.

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New digital technologies for TB detection added to the GDF catalog

The Stop TB Partnership’s Global Drug Facility (GDF) announced the inclusion in its catalog, for the first time ever, of two ultra-portable digital X-ray systems and two software packages for the computer-aided detection of TB based on artificial intelligence. These important digital tools to combat TB will be made available at a reduced cost to all TB programs in low- and middle-income countries.

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TB REACH Wave 9 grantees announced

The Stop TB Partnership’s TB REACH announced approval of 11 new Wave 9 projects selected for funding to address inequities in drug-resistant TB in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Accelerator to End TB for a total of US$6.14 million.

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Stop TB Partnership and experts sound the alarm on urgent investments needed for new TB vaccines

Progress in COVID-19 vaccine development shows the value of investing in vaccines, yet TB vaccine research received only 20% of needed funding in 2019.

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Stop TB Partnership and Bamboo Capital Partners to re-imagine TB care by deploying blended finance investments in TB affected countries

16 June 2021, Geneva, Switzerland - The Stop TB Partnership and Bamboo Capital Partners, an impact investing platform, signed a partnership agreement to support small- and medium-enterprises and start-ups, particularly from TB affected countries, developing impactful health technologies for TB, COVID-19, and TB co-morbidities.

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Stop TB Partnership launches 2021 Kochon Prize call for nominations

Celebrating TB heroes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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World leaders adopt ambitious Political Declaration in the fight to end HIV/AIDS and TB

The 2021 Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS, adopted by world leaders, commits to end HIV/AIDS and TB by 2030 and reverse the progress lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Report on governance of the TB response in 22 countries

The Stop TB Partnership and USAID launch a new report assessing the governance of National TB Programmes in 22 countries which together account for over 70% of the global TB burden.

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