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"New TB Ambassador

Mayor of London appoints Emma Thompson.

"Gender Assessment tool on TB, HIV and TB/HIV

The workshop brought together 30 experts from 21 countries.

"Reach, Treat, Cure Everyone"

Stop TB Partnership announces theme for World TB Day 2015

Game changer:

USAID and Janssen announce free bedaquiline to treat MDR-TB

BRICS Health Ministers

Make Historic Commitments in the Fight Against TB

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21 January - Stop TB Partnership applauds appointment of Emma Thompson as...Stop TB Partnership applauds appointment of Emma Thompson as new TB Ambassador
21 January 2015 -- Geneva, Switzerland -- The award-winning actress, Emma Thompson, was this week appointed as the new TB Ambassador by the Mayor of London. The appointment comes at a crucial time as the city currently has the highest number of TB cases in any capital city in the developed world.

16 January - First time ever: Gender Assessment tool on TB, HIV and TB & HIVFirst time ever: Gender Assessment tool on TB, HIV and TB & HIV
16 January 2015 -- Nairobi, Kenya -- The way we seek to help and treat people living with HIV, the TB/HIV co-infection or those suffering from TB requires a systematic assessment from a gender perspective. It is essential that in order to succeed in the fight against TB, men, boys, women, girls and transgender people have an equal access to health services. Unless we take gender into consideration, such access may not be possible.

15 January - "Reach, Treat, Cure Everyone": Stop TB Partnership announces theme..."Reach, Treat, Cure Everyone": Stop TB Partnership announces theme for World TB Day 2015
15 January 2015 -- Geneva, Switzerland -- Every year, there is an estimated 9 million new TB cases but consistently 3 million cases were either not diagnosed, not treated, or diagnosed but not registered by national TB programmes (NTPs). Major efforts are needed to close this gap.

12 December - Gamechanger: USAID and Janssen Therapeutics announce US$30...Gamechanger: USAID and Janssen Therapeutics announce US$30 million worth of free bedaquiline to treat drug-resistant TB
12th December, 2014 - Geneva, Switzerland - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Johnson & Johnson affiliate, Janssen Therapeutics, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to provide a newly developed tuberculosis drug for free to patients suffering from strains of TB that are resistant to two or more antibiotics.

11 December - New Report Estimates that Failure to Address Drug-Resistant TB...New Report Estimates that Failure to Address Drug-Resistant TB and Other Infections will Cause $100 Trillion Economic Loss By 2050
11th December, 2014 - Geneva, Switzerland - A new report released today estimates that failure by governments to take action on drug resistant infections such as tuberculosis will lead to over 10 million deaths a year and cost the global economy up to $100 trillion by 2050. The report, which found that drug resistant E. coli, malaria and tuberculosis would have the biggest impact, is the first time the potential impact of drug resistant infections have been quantified.

05 December - BRICS Health Ministers Make Historic Commitments in the Fight...BRICS Health Ministers Make Historic Commitments in the Fight Against TB
5th December, 2014 - Brasilia, Brazil - Ministers of Health from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa made historic commitments today in the fight against tuberculosis at the BRICS Health Ministers Meeting in Brasilia, Brazil.

01 December - Close the biggest gap of all -- fighting AIDS and TB together will...Close the biggest gap of all -- fighting AIDS and TB together will fast track our global response to ending the TB and HIV epidemics by 2030
World AIDS Day Statement by Dr Lucica Ditiu, Executive Secretary of the Stop TB Partnership

28 November - Stop TB Partnership: New Home -- New Year -- New OpportunitiesStop TB Partnership: New Home -- New Year -- New Opportunities
28 November 2014 - Announcement by Dr Lucica Ditiu, Executive Secretary of the Stop TB Partnership

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