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Message from Dr Lucica Ditiu of the Stop TB Partnership

A huge thank you for our joint efforts in 2016 - let's buckle up for 2017!

TB REACH initiative commits US$ 16 million to support innovation in TB detection and care

38 new projects offer great diversity

UN General Assembly will convene historic HLM on TB

Stop TB and Global health leaders unite to support historic campaign

Stop TB launches two new briefs on vulnerable groups

Briefs focus on people living with HIV and health care workers

#standup for the rights of people affected by TB

Stand Up for Someone's Rights on 2016 International Human Rights Day

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23 December - Message from Dr Lucica Ditiu, Executive Director of the Stop TB...Message from Dr Lucica Ditiu, Executive Director of the Stop TB Partnership
This message will be shorter as everyone is on the run to finalize reports and work assignments, to pack for the holidays, to buy presents, to write cards, to call family and friends.

20 December - Global Drug Facility Technical Assistance update DecemberGlobal Drug Facility Technical Assistance update December
Global Drug Facility Technical Assistance update December

19 December - Drones delivering drugs and lab results, using CAD4TB to identify...Drones delivering drugs and lab results, using CAD4TB to identify people in need of TB testing in communities, repurposing Ebola call centers for TB, scaling up private sector engagement and many more
TB REACH initiatives will fund 38 new projects for over US$ 16 million to support innovations in TB

16 December - MSF and Stop TB Partnership urge further action to address TB...MSF and Stop TB Partnership urge further action to address TB crisis at BRICS health meeting
At the sixth BRICS Health Ministerial meeting held in India today, political commitments to improve the fight against tuberculosis (TB) were reinforced at the highest level. We welcome the political willingness of BRICS governments to improve access to existing drugs and diagnostics, and support research and development (R&D) on new and more effective tools. The above efforts cannot be implemented without sufficient finances and we urge the BRICS to enhance domestic financing for TB.

15 December - United Nations General Assembly Will Convene Historic High-Level...United Nations General Assembly Will Convene Historic High-Level Meeting on TB with Heads of State
15 December 2016 - Geneva, Switzerland - Following a campaign launched by Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi, Chair of the of Stop TB Partnership Board and Minister of Health of South Africa, the United Nations General Assembly has agreed to hold a High-Level Meeting (HLM) on Tuberculosis through a resolution endorsed today by member states at UN headquarters in New York.

14 December - Leave no one behind: Stop TB Partnership launches two new briefs...Leave no one behind: Stop TB Partnership launches two new briefs on vulnerable groups
14 December 2016 - Geneva, Switzerland - The Stop TB Partnership today launched two new briefs on TB vulnerable populations, focusing on health care workers, and on PLHIV.

09 December - Stop TB Partnership and partners #standup for the rights of people...Stop TB Partnership and partners #standup for the rights of people affected by TB
The Stop TB Partnership leads the way to help safeguard the rights of people with TB. In a series of initiatives, the Partnership is rallying partners and calling for unity in publicly lobbying for better leadership, better laws and greater respect for human dignity on the eve of International Human Rights Day, a commemorative day celebrated every year to call for people to know and push for their rights no matter where they are in the world.

08 December - Eurasia Region puts migrants and TB at the centre of ending TB effortsEurasia Region puts migrants and TB at the centre of ending TB efforts
The Resolution that summarizes recommendations for the migrant-specific patient-oriented approach to address TB in the Central Asian Region was adopted today at the conclusion of a two-day meeting. It brought together government officials, representatives of National TB programs, international NGOs and civil society, migration authorities and partners from the Central Asian countries of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine and Armenia.

01 December - Message on World AIDS Day: Ending AIDS togetherMessage on World AIDS Day: Ending AIDS together
01 December 2016, Geneva, Switzerland - Today is World AIDS Day, it is a moment for us to reflect on the amazing achievements we have made and the millions of lives that were saved, but also on the future needs if we want to END AIDS by 2030.

01 December - Stop TB Partnership’s GDF presented to pharmacology studentsStop TB Partnership’s GDF presented to pharmacology students
21-25 November 2016, Madrid, Spain - "Why hasn’t there been more research on TB until very recently?" "Isn’t there enough money to address both global health issues such as TB and neglected tropical diseases?" These are only two examples of the many questions that pharmacology students raised during a weeklong workshop on Access to Medicines and Cooperation at the Complutense University of Madrid. The workshop was organized by the Spanish NGO Farmamundi.

30 November - Global Drug Facility Technical Assistance update NovemberGlobal Drug Facility Technical Assistance update November
30 November - Global Drug Facility Technical Assistance updates for Somalia and Indonesia

16 November - New Asia-Pacific coalition of TB activists establishedNew Asia-Pacific coalition of TB activists established
16 November 2016, Bangkok, Thailand - The first ever Asia-Pacific network of Tuberculosis (TB) activists was established this November in Bangkok, Thailand, following a regional meeting of individuals and civil society groups involved in country responses to the TB epidemic. Called ACT Asia-Pacific! The coalition is an important milestone in a region that has 10 of the world’s high burden countries for multidrug resistant tuberculosis and that accounts for over 850,000 TB-related deaths every year.

07 November - Stop TB Partnership and its Partners 'Unite to End TB' by...Stop TB Partnership and its Partners 'Unite to End TB' by Launching a Social Impact Fund and an Accelerator for Impact
07 November 2016 - Geneva, Switzerland - The Stop TB Partnership and its partners are pleased to announce the launch of a social impact fund called Venture Lab (vLAB), which will pool and blend private and public capital to address systemic barriers in the TB space. The organization also announced that one of its Private Sector Constituency members has made an initial donation to the fund.

04 November - Breaking News - Important for all Global Fund granteesBreaking News - Important for all Global Fund grantees
Message from Dr Lucica Ditiu for colleagues from TB programs, communities, Country Coordinating Mechanisms (CCMs), Principal Recipients (PRs), Sub-Recipients (SRs), advocates and technical partners

03 November - HIV and TB Treatment for AllHIV and TB Treatment for All
03 November 2016, Minsk, Belarus - Health ministers from Eastern Europe and Central Asia adopted a Consensus Statement "HIV and TB treatment for all" on expanded and rapidly scaled-up access to affordable, quality-assured antiretroviral and TB drugs at the conclusion of the two-day Regional Consultation in Minsk, Belarus.

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