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Addressing the needs

of key, vulnerable and the most underserved populations - essential to End TB

A people-centered approach constructed by TB champions

TB champions from 6 Southeast Asian countries met in New Delhi

The world lit up for TB!

Stop TB Partners and local authorities light up landmarks in 31 cities in 13 countries

African countries fast tracking efforts

to end TB in the region

BD, FIND, Stop TB Partnership and UNDP collaborate

to improve TB diagnosis and drug susceptibility testing in 85 countries

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21 April - Addressing the needs of key, vulnerable and the most underserved...Addressing the needs of key, vulnerable and the most underserved populations - essential to End TB
The Stop TB Partnership, the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and APCASO, together with partners, collaborated to develop the Framework for TB Key and Vulnerable Populations to address the lack of data and programs for key and vulnerable populations in TB. Participants discussed specific issues faced by TB key and vulnerable populations, gaps in data and the lack of understanding of the epidemic in these populations.

13 April - A people-centered approach constructed by TB championsA people-centered approach constructed by TB champions
REACH in response to demand from communities and with the support of Stop TB Partnership and USAID hosted a workshop for TB Champions from the Southeast Asia region to extend peoples’ knowledge on TB and deepen their communication and advocacy skills so that they can meaningfully engage in the TB response to move towards a people-centered approach.

04 April - The world lit up for TB!The world lit up for TB!
Stop TB Partners and local authorities light up landmarks in 31 cities in 13 countries

31 March - Global Drug Facility Technical Assistance update for MarchGlobal Drug Facility Technical Assistance update for March
Global Drug Facility Technical Assistance update for March

24 March - African countries fast tracking efforts to end TB...African countries fast tracking efforts to end TB in the region
The new expanded list of countries with access to negotiated MGIT prices, the new ULTRA cartridge for GenXpert and new partnership to accelerate innovations between FIND and Stop TB Partnership were announced

24 March - BD, FIND, Stop TB Partnership and UNDP collaborate...BD, FIND, Stop TB Partnership and UNDP collaborate to expand access to critical technology across 85 countries for improved TB diagnosis and drug susceptibility testing
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), FIND, the Stop TB Partnership and UNDP today announce an agreement to improve access to BD technology used to diagnose tuberculosis (TB) for 40 additional low- and middle-income countries, making a total of 85 countries that are eligible for access pricing.

23 March - Berlin TB Summit concludes with call for G20...Berlin TB Summit concludes with call for G20 leadership on TB
The Berlin TB Summit concluded yesterday with a call for G20 leaders to prioritize TB in their agenda ahead of the G20 Summit in July this year.

17 March - South East Asian countries: Amazing political...South East Asian countries: Amazing political commitment to End TB in spite of large populations, big TB burden and several challenges
Ministers and Deputy Ministers of Health as well as heads of communicable diseases departments and TB programme managers from all 11 member states of WHO South East Asia Regional Office (Bangladesh, Bhutan, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste) yesterday signed a Call for Action for Ending TB, in which they committed to accelerate and focus action in order to end TB by 2030.

10 March - TB is not a crime (#TBisnotacrime)TB is not a crime (#TBisnotacrime)
A two-day TB and Human Rights Nairobi Strategy Consultation organized by Stop TB Partnership, in collaboration with KELIN and the University of Chicago with support from USAID concluded today with a clear pathway towards strengthening the human rights and TB efforts. The Stop TB Partnership is making efforts to ensure that TB is not just a medical problem but a social problem as well, and yet ethical and legal issues around TB have been neglected for far too long.

03 March - World TB Day 2017: Lights, Camera, Action!World TB Day 2017: Lights, Camera, Action!
The Stop TB Partnership today launched its World TB Day website which has the full spectrum of downloadable communications materials. World TB Day is organized each year on 24 March and aims to build awareness on TB.

02 March - Open Letter to the WHO to put #TBontheListOpen Letter to the WHO to put #TBontheList
Global TB community demands inclusion of mycobacterium tuberculosis in the WHO's Global Priority List of antibiotic-resistant bacteria to guide research, discovery and development of new antibiotics.

28 February - Light up the world for TB!Light up the world for TB!
This year, on World TB Day, the Stop TB Partnership is launching a global challenge "Light up the World for TB". We kindly challenge all our partners to work with authorities in cities across the world to light up their landmarks in red on 24 March 2017 to show their commitment towards ending TB.

28 February - Global Drug Facility Technical Assistance update FebruaryGlobal Drug Facility Technical Assistance update February
Global Drug Facility Technical Assistance update February

28 February - The Stop TB Partnership's Global Drug Facility support in...The Stop TB Partnership's Global Drug Facility support in TB control
Dina, 23 years old, is being treated for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in Indonesia. Before being diagnosed with MDR-TB, she had no history of tuberculosis (TB). This means that Dina must have acquired the resistant strain through contact with someone affected by MDR-TB, rather than after being treated for standard, drug-susceptible TB.

27 February - TB community -- dismayed as the World Health Organization...TB community -- dismayed as the World Health Organization (WHO) omits Mycobacterium tuberculosis from "list of bacteria for which new antibiotics are urgently needed"
The TB community -- technical and implementation partners, researchers, donors, civil society, and people affected by TB -- were surprised and appalled that the WHO Global Priority List of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria, for which new antibiotics are urgently needed, did not include Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the etiologic agent of Tuberculosis (TB).

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