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Global Tuberculosis Report 2021: Stop TB expresses grave concern over report findings and calls for more funding...

New data shows COVID-19 combined with funding shortfalls are devastating efforts to end TB by 2030

2021 Kochon Prize and Stop TB Affected Community and Civil Society Prize winners announced

Announcing the Challenge Facility for Civil Society Round 10 Grantees

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

       

Global Fund C19 RM related briefing notes
  1. Briefing on COVID and TB Testing - simultaneous, integrated & bi-directional
  2. Briefing on COVID and TB contact investigation and screening
  3. Genom Sequencing COVID and TB - field lessons (Kyrgyzstan)

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14 October - Global Tuberculosis Report 2021: Stop TB expresses grave concern...Global Tuberculosis Report 2021: Stop TB expresses grave concern over report findings and calls for more funding and focus to save millions of lives
he Stop TB Partnership notes with concern the data released today by the World Health Organization (WHO) as part of the Global Tuberculosis Report 2021, which features data on disease trends and the response to the epidemic from over 200 countries.

29 September - 2021 Kochon Prize and Stop TB Affected Community and Civil...2021 Kochon Prize and Stop TB Affected Community and Civil Society Prize winners announced
The winners of this year’s Kochon Awards and the Stop TB Affected Community and Civil Society Awards were announced on the first day of the Stop TB Partnership 34th Board Meeting that is taking place virtually from 28-30 September 2021.

28 September - New data shows COVID-19 combined with funding shortfalls are...New data shows COVID-19 combined with funding shortfalls are devastating efforts to end TB by 2030
Less than half of required funding has been provided globally with dramatic consequences as hundreds of thousands more die from TB

17 September - Announcing the Challenge Facility for Civil Society Round 10 GranteesAnnouncing the Challenge Facility for Civil Society Round 10 Grantees
USD 7.5 million to support the efforts of TB affected communities and grassroots organizations towards ending TB

10 September - Stop TB Partnership saddened by the death of Jorge Sampaio, former...Stop TB Partnership saddened by the death of Jorge Sampaio, former Portugal President & UN Special Envoy to Stop TB
The Stop TB Partnership is deeply saddened by the news of the passing today of the former president of Portugal, Jorge Sampaio, who has died at the age of 81.

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

24 August - In MemoriumIn Memorium
The Stop TB Partnership lost a dear friend, colleague, and devoted TB professional.

24 August - The results are in: Artificial intelligence outperforms humans at...The results are in: Artificial intelligence outperforms humans at reading chest x-rays for signs of tuberculosis
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).

16 August - Stop TB Partnership applauds the TB Decree signed by Indonesian...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.

04 August - Only in Stop TB Partnership's GDF Catalog - Cutting edge digital...Only in Stop TB Partnership's GDF Catalog - Cutting edge digital technology for TB response - Ultra-portable digital X-ray systems and CAD software
The Stop TB Partnership’s Global Drug Facility (GDF) today announced the inclusion in its catalog, for the first time ever two ultra-portable digital X-ray systems and two software packages for the computer-aided detection (CAD) of tuberculosis (TB) based on artificial intelligence.

22 July - TB REACH Wave 9 funds over USD 6 million to strengthen the fight...TB REACH Wave 9 funds over USD 6 million to strengthen the fight against drug-resistant TB
Experts from the Stop TB Partnership, researchers, and civil society representatives called on world leaders today to deliver new, effective, safe, equitable, and affordable tuberculosis (TB) vaccines by 2025.

15 July - Stop TB and experts sound the alarm on urgent investments needed...Stop TB and experts sound the alarm on urgent investments needed for new TB vaccines
Experts from the Stop TB Partnership, researchers, and civil society representatives called on world leaders today to deliver new, effective, safe, equitable, and affordable tuberculosis (TB) vaccines by 2025.

18 June - Engaging, Empowering and Providing TB Services to Remote Refugee...Engaging, Empowering and Providing TB Services to Remote Refugee Communities in Taraba State of North-East Nigeria
A Case Study of a Stop TB Partnership Challenge Facility for Civil Society Project 2020

16 June - Stop TB Partnership and Bamboo Capital Partners to re-imagine TB...Stop TB Partnership and Bamboo Capital Partners to re-imagine TB care by deploying blended finance investments in TB affected countries
The Stop TB Partnership announced today that it has formally signed a partnership agreement with Bamboo Capital Partners. Through this partnership both parties will focus on sourcing, financing, and rolling-out impactful health technologies for tuberculosis (TB), other respiratory-based illnesses, such as COVID-19, and across communicable and non-communicable diseases.

15 June - Deadline extended: Stop TB Partnership launches 2021 Kochon Prize...Deadline extended: Stop TB Partnership launches 2021 Kochon Prize call for nominations
Celebrating TB heroes during the COVID-19 pandemic

08 June - Stop TB Partnership welcomes four new companies to Ending Workplace TBStop TB Partnership welcomes four new companies to Ending Workplace TB
The Stop TB Partnership welcomes today four new corporate partners to the Ending Workplace TB (EWTB) initiative, a private sector network of companies acting to strengthen tuberculosis (TB) care and prevention in their workplaces and supply chains.

01 June - Launched: First-ever report on governance of the TB response in 22...Launched: First-ever report on governance of the TB response in 22 countries
The Stop TB Partnership and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today launched a new report – the first of its kind – that assesses the governance of National Tuberculosis Programmes (NTPs) in 22 countries which together account for over 70% of the global TB burden.

01 June - Deadline extension: global online consultation on the Global Plan to End...Deadline extension: global online consultation on the Global Plan to End TB 2023-2030
The Stop TB Partnership launched today the first of two online consultations to inform the development of its new Global Plan to End TB for the period 2023 to 2030.

17 May - Launched: Global online consultation to develop the Global Plan to End TB...Launched: Global online consultation to develop the Global Plan to End TB 2023-2030.
The Stop TB Partnership launched today the first of two online consultations to inform the development of its new Global Plan to End TB for the period 2023 to 2030.

12 May - Stop TB Partnership pays tribute to nurses on International Nurses DayStop TB Partnership pays tribute to nurses on International Nurses Day
Nurses are the backbone of all global healthcare systems and play a crucial role in improving the quality of services and care for people in their care.

30 April - Stop TB Partnership starts process for development of 2023-2030...Stop TB Partnership starts process for development of 2023-2030 Global Plan to End TB.
Stop TB Partnership today announces the start of the process to develop the next Global Plan to End Tuberculosis (TB).

23 April - Stop TB Partnership CFCS Round 10 - US$7.5 million available...Stop TB Partnership CFCS Round 10 - US$7.5 million available in the LARGEST EVER call for proposals
We need Civil Society, Communities and TB survivors to recover from dramatic impact of COVID-19 on TB response

08 April - TRUENAT- rapid molecular testing for TBTRUENAT- rapid molecular testing for TB
Good news for all countries wanting to bring rapid molecular testing for tuberculosis (TB) and resistance to rifampicin to peripheral laboratories with minimal infrastructure.

24 March - Twelve new corporate partners join the Ending Workplace TB initiativeTwelve new corporate partners join the Ending Workplace TB initiative
Ending Workplace TB initiative, jointly launched in 2020 by the Stop TB Partnership, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the World Economic Forum, and Johnson & Johnson, was created to bring new corporate partners to the fight against TB.

18 March - 12 Months of COVID-19 Eliminated 12 Years of Progress in the Global...12 Months of COVID-19 Eliminated 12 Years of Progress in the Global Fight Against Tuberculosis
One year after the COVID-19 pandemic turned the world on its head, the Stop TB Partnership today shared new data showing that nine of the countries with the most tuberculosis (TB) cases—representing 60% of the global TB burden - saw a drastic decline in diagnosis and treatment of TB infections in 2020, ranging from 16%-41% (with an average of 23%).

17 March - Welcoming Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health & Family...Welcoming Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Govt of India, as new Chair of the Stop TB Partnership Board
The Stop TB Partnership Board has appointed Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, as the new Chair of the Stop TB Partnership Board. Dr. Harsh Vardhan’s three-year tenure will begin in 2021.

08 March - Stop TB Partnership - Ensuring women and gender equality are...Stop TB Partnership - Ensuring women and gender equality are at the heart of the TB response
Today, on International Women’s Day, the Stop TB Partnership marks the vital role that women in all their diversity play in the global fight to end tuberculosis (TB) and in the overall global health arena.

03 March - Stop TB Partnership seeks new Vice-ChairpersonStop TB Partnership seeks new Vice-Chairperson
The Stop TB Partnership Board is launching the search to find a new Vice-Chairperson to champion the cause of millions of people affected by TB and uphold the Stop TB Partnership’s vision of a world free of TB by 2030.

23 February - LAST CALL: TB REACH WAVE 9 APPLICATIONS!LAST CALL: TB REACH WAVE 9 APPLICATIONS!
Wave 9 Call for Proposals closes on Friday, 5 March 2021

04 February - "The Clock Is Ticking" - The World TB Day 2021 Theme"The Clock Is Ticking" - The World TB Day 2021 Theme
We are moving closer and closer to World TB Day 2021, and we want to make sure that all of us engaged in the TB response, as well as people affected by TB and TB survivors align and get together around this year’s theme "The Clock Is Ticking."

29 January - TB REACH Call on Experts in Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis to...TB REACH Call on Experts in Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis to Review Wave 9 Proposals
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27 January - TB REACH Wave 9 Call for Proposals is now open!TB REACH Wave 9 Call for Proposals is now open!
Apply Now!

24 January - Hello Kitty meets Dr Lucica Ditiu to learn about tuberculosis (TB)Hello Kitty meets Dr Lucica Ditiu to learn about tuberculosis (TB)
Do you know that TB is far worse than COVID19 for children? Do you know that TB is curable & preventable, but more than a million children get sick with TB every year?

18 January - Launched! Digital Health Technology Hub to contribute to the...Launched! Digital Health Technology Hub to contribute to the transformation of TB response
Stop TB Partnership launches a Digital Health Technology Hub to contribute to the transformation of TB response

18 January - In MemoriumIn Memorium
Stop TB Partnership mourns the loss of Dr Iqbal Master, an amazing professional, partner and colleague

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