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Stop TB Partnership’s TB REACH Wave 5 grantees

in full speed to evaluate progress and impact of their projects

Congratulations to Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

on his appointment as new WHO Director-General

Time for Action on Antimicrobial Resistance & TB

G20 Ministers of Health recognize TB as a priority under AMR

Stop TB Partnership Board

announces results of elections for Members

Stop TB Partnership’s Global Drug Facility

Holds Annual Suppliers Meeting in Lao PDR

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06 June - Stop TB Partnership’s TB REACH Wave 5 grantees in full speed to...Stop TB Partnership’s TB REACH Wave 5 grantees in full speed to evaluate progress and impact of their projects
The Stop TB Partnership’s TB REACH initiative recently convened a capacity-building workshop designed to strengthen grantees’ ability to measure the impact of their projects following the latest round of funding (Wave 5). More than 110 people from over 20 countries representing 38 projects participated in the meeting which was organized last month in Bangkok, Thailand.

30 May - Accelerated Access to New TB Medicines, Regimens, and Diagnostics:...Accelerated Access to New TB Medicines, Regimens, and Diagnostics: Challenges and Opportunities in Transition Supply Planning
On May 6, 2017, the the Stop TB Partnership's GDF’s Country Operations Manager Andre Zagorski facilitated a full day session on Accelerated Access to New TB Medicines, Regimens, and Diagnostics: Challenges and Opportunities in Transition Supply Planning at a two-week course on Implementing the WHO End TB Strategy and the New Vision of TB Elimination: Skills for Managers and Consultants developed and managed by the WHO Collaborating Centre For Tuberculosis And Lung Diseases, Tradate, Italy.

30 May - Stop TB Partnership Board in Berlin: re-inforcing high burden...Stop TB Partnership Board in Berlin: re-inforcing high burden country leadership towards ending TB
Board members, ministers of health from India, Indonesia and Mozambique, representatives of office of the Wife of President of Nigeria and heads of UNAIDS, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB & Malaria and UNITAID engaged in an open dialogue on ending TB

29 May - Global Drug Facility Technical Assistance update for MayGlobal Drug Facility Technical Assistance update for May
Global Drug Facility Technical Assistance update for May

29 May - GDF facilitates workshops on Forecasting Quantification, Supply...GDF facilitates workshops on Forecasting Quantification, Supply Planning and Early Warning Systems for TB Medicines
The Stop TB Partnership’s Global Drug Facility (GDF) facilitated a Workshop on Forecasting, Quantification, Supply Planning and Early Warning System for TB Medicines organized by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

24 May - Stop TB Partnership congratulates Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...Stop TB Partnership congratulates Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on his appointment as new WHO Director-General: the leader we need to end TB
WHO Member States yesterday elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (Dr Tedros) to serve as its next Director-General. For the first time in its history, its new Director-General was elected through a direct, but secret vote at the World Health Assembly. This election was exceptional, both procedurally but also politically as WHO Member States made one of the most critical appointments for current global health agenda, affecting the seven billion people in the world.

22 May - Time for Action on Antimicrobial Resistance & TBTime for Action on Antimicrobial Resistance & TB
The world is finally acknowledging the fact that TB claims the lives of 1.8 million people worldwide every year, and that 30% of all deaths related to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) are caused by drug-resistant TB globally.

12 May - Opportunity to participate: Regional Capacity-Building Workshop...Opportunity to participate: Regional Capacity-Building Workshop for TB Champions for Anglophone and Lusophone Africa, 7-9 July Accra Ghana
There is growing recognition that the fight against TB must actively seek the participation of those most affected by the disease - individuals who have had TB and their families.

05 May - Stop TB Partnership Board announces results of elections for MembersStop TB Partnership Board announces results of elections for Members
The Stop TB Partnership Board today announced the results of elections for members from its rotating seats. Four constituencies - Private Sector, Developing Country NGO, Developed Country NGO, TB-affected Communities - have rotating seats on the Board whose role is to provide leadership and direction, monitor the implementation of agreed policies, plans and activities of the Partnership, and ensure coordination among Stop TB Partnership components.

04 May - Stop TB Partnership’s Global Drug Facility Holds Annual Suppliers...Stop TB Partnership’s Global Drug Facility Holds Annual Suppliers Meeting in Lao PDR
More than 25 partner organizations gathered in Luang Prabang, Lao PDR for the 2017 Annual Global Drug Facility (GDF) Suppliers Meeting on 25 - 27 April. Participants included representatives from generic and innovator manufacturers of anti-tuberculosis (TB) medicines, freight forwarding and logistics companies, quality control agencies, IDA Foundation, Vietnam and Lao PDR National TB Programs (NTPs), WHO, the Global Fund, USAID, the US Pharmacopeia’s Promoting the Quality of Medicines program, and GDF staff.

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