Items tagged with Global TB response

The Union brings together UN missions to urge critical action on TB (post with simple image)

The Union and partner organisations brought 21 United Nations (UN) country missions together with tuberculosis (TB) experts and TB organisation representatives at a briefing in Geneva on 19 June, in preparation for the UN High-Level Meeting (HLM) on TB later this year. The event, titled ‘The Vital Role of TB Research and TB Elimination’, highlighted the urgent need for increased TB research to develop and disseminate effective interventions and create more efficient TB programmes.

Summary from the Interactive Civil Society Hearing on TB released (post with simple image)

The first-ever Interactive Civil Society Hearing to prepare the UN High-Level Meeting on TB took place on 4 June 2018 at the UN Headquarters in New York.

Countdown to the first-ever UN High-Level Meeting on TB (post with simple image)

All hands on deck needed! 90 days to go!

Register now for the UN High-Level Meeting on TB (post with simple image)

Registration is now open for the first-ever UN High-Level Meeting on TB to be held on 26 September 2018 in New York. Deadline for registration: 31 July 2018!

Communities and Civil Society Communiqué on the draft multi-sectoral framework to accelerate progress to end TB (post with simple image)

Representatives of communities affected by TB and civil society organizations formulate a civil society position on TB accountability, guided by the draft World Health Organization Accountability Framework.

BRICS TB Research Network to accelerate research and innovation through collaboration across the BRICS countries (post with simple image)

Johannesburg, 29 June 2018 | The National Department of Health is hosting the third BRICS TB Research Network Meeting, over 28 – 29 June 2018, in Johannesburg with delegates from BRICS countries and the World Health Organization (WHO). The meeting is part of the multi-country vision to accelerate research and innovation in TB, through the BRICS cooperation mechanisms and is a preparatory meeting in advance of the forthcoming BRICS Ministers of Health meeting and the United Nations High-Level Meeting.

Heads of State pledge support for a successful UN High-Level Meeting on TB during Africa Union Summit (post with simple image)

H.E. Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa and H.E. Mr. Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda, are the first Heads of State to commit to attending the UN High-Level Meeting on TB on September 26.

Advocates call on Nigerian President to attend the UN High-Level Meeting on TB (post with simple image)

Advocates call on Nigerian President to support and personally attend the UN High-Level Meeting on TB.

Taking partnership with the private sector to the next level: The Stop TB Partnership and Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd. will work together toward ending TB (post with simple image)

9 July 2018, Tokyo, Japan – The Stop TB Partnership and Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd. (MURC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at MURC’s headquarters in Tokyo, Japan on 6 July 2018. The MOU represents a critical milestone for the tuberculosis (TB) community, as it contributes to strengthening and accelerating private sector engagement in the fight against TB and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Japan and the Asia-Pacific region. In particular, this partnership exemplifies a deepening and forward-looking private sector commitment in the lead up to the United Nations High-Level Meeting (UN HLM) on TB.

Let’s focus: CALL TO ACTION ON TB/HIV launched at TB/IAS in Amsterdam (post with simple image)

27 July 2018 I Geneva, Switzerland - TB 2018 was held ahead of the 22nd International AIDS Conference, AIDS 2018. TB 2018  was co-hosted by the International AIDS Society, the Stop TB Partnership and USAID. It was well-attended with eminent speakers including His Excellency, Aaron Motsoaledi (South African Health Minister and Chair of Stop TB Partnership), His Excellency Yusuf Shaikh (Federal Minister of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination, Pakistan), William Steiger (Chief of Staff of USAID), Eric Goosby (UN Special Envoy on TB), Yogan Pillay (Deputy Director-General for Health in South Africa), Peter Sands (Executive Director of Global Fund), Soumya Swaminathan (Deputy Director General of WHO) and a number of TB survivors.

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