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Zero TB Initiative launches in Dubai

This initiative sparks new action to end TB

Francophone Members of Parliament sign cooperation agreement

to lead on fight against TB

Stop TB Partnership and UNAIDS launch gender assessment tool

for national HIV and TB responses to support countries

Call for Nominations:

Stop TB Partnership’s TB REACH Proposal Review Committee

Launch of TB People

The first network of people with experience of TB in the Eastern Europe & Central Asia region

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25 July - The "Zero TB Initiative" sparks new action to end TBThe "Zero TB Initiative" sparks new action to end TB
25 July 2016 - Dubai, UAE - The End TB Strategy and the Global Plan to End TB 2016-2020 call for a fundamental change to the ways TB prevention and care programs are funded and implemented to achieve a significant reduction in the number of people developing TB each year. Most countries are not achieving the declines needed to end the TB epidemic and in several countries, prevalence survey data show the TB burden is much higher than previously thought.

16 July - Updates from TB2016 and AIDS2016 in Durban, South AfricaUpdates from TB2016 and AIDS2016 in Durban, South Africa
16-17 July 2016 - Durban, South Africa - The urgent need to address the global TB epidemic was in focus this weekend in Durban, as TB experts, health professionals, political leaders, civil society, and communities affected by TB convened at the TB2016 conference. TB2016 was coordinated by the International AIDS Society (IAS) and held directly prior to the 21st International AIDS Conference.

11 July - Francophone Members of Parliament sign cooperation agreement...Francophone Members of Parliament sign cooperation agreement to lead on fight against TB
11 July 2016 - Antananarivo, Madagascar - The Francophone Parliamentary Assembly (FPA), the Stop TB Partnership, and the non-governmental organization Global Health Advocates today signed a cooperation agreement to work towards bringing an end to tuberculosis (TB). This Agreement is a first step in creating a vast network of francophone Members of Parliament (MPs) engaged in ending the epidemic.

05 July - New Regional Technical Advisors join Stop TB Partnership's...New Regional Technical Advisors join Stop TB Partnership's Global Drug Facility to drive technical assistance work under its new 2016-2020 Strategy
05 July 2016 - Geneva, Switzerland - The Stop TB Partnership is pleased to announce that three new staff members joined the Global Drug Facility (GDF) Team as Regional Technical Advisors (RTAs) to drive the technical assistance work under GDF’s new 2016-2020 Strategy.

01 July - Stop TB Partnership and UNAIDS launch first gender assessment...Stop TB Partnership and UNAIDS launch first gender assessment tool for national HIV and TB responses to support countries with applications to the Global Fund
01 July 2016 - Geneva, Switzerland - The Stop TB Partnership in collaboration with UNAIDS and partners today launched the first ever gender assessment tool for national HIV and TB responses to support countries in Global Fund applications which builds on the UNAIDS HIV Gender Assessment Tool launched in 2013 - and adapted to include TB.

29 June - Call for Nominations: Stop TB Partnership’s TB REACH Proposal...Call for Nominations: Stop TB Partnership’s TB REACH Proposal Review Committee
29 June 2016 - Geneva, Switzerland - The Stop TB Partnership has today launched a call for nominations to join the Proposal Review Committee (PRC) for Wave 5 of TB REACH.

24 June - Stop TB Partnership Holds First-Ever Judicial Workshop on TB...Stop TB Partnership Holds First-Ever Judicial Workshop on TB, Human Rights, and the Law in Africa
24 June 2016 - Nairobi, Kenya - The Stop TB Partnership, in collaboration with KELIN and the International Human Rights Clinic at University of Chicago Law School, held a regional workshop on 24-25 June to promote the use of rights-based and community initiatives in TB work. The event, "TB, Human Rights and the Law", brought together 70 participants, including judges from countries in West, South, and East Africa as well as India and Australia; TB survivors; and legal, medical and public health experts to discuss the relationship between human rights, TB, and the law.

24 June - On the road to End TB: Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM)...On the road to End TB: Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) members workshop concludes in Manila
24 June 2016 - Manila, Philippines - Thirty-eight members representing TB communities from 21 countries met in Manila during a workshop aimed to build the capacity of tuberculosis (TB) representatives and advocates to effectively represent their constituencies in their CCMs. The workshop focused on the need to change the approach for impactful action, strongly underlining that the WHO End TB strategy milestones will be missed if current efforts continue without a paradigm shift as articulated by the Stop TB Partnership’s Global Plan to End TB 2016-2020.

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