Stop TB Partnership

News Stories 2013

Global Drug Facility to expand MDR-TB drug stockpile with new UNITAID grant

13 December 2013

Communities join Mark Dybul to call for end of 'evil twins' TB and HIV

12 December 2013

Challenge Facility for Civil Society launches call for proposals

11 December 2013

Stop TB Partnership honours life of Nelson Mandela

06 December 2013

Global Fund Donors Pledge US $12 Billion

03 December 2013

World AIDS Day Statement from Lucica Ditiu

01 December 2013

Community Research Advisors Group seeks new members

27 November 2013

Track donor pledges online as Global Fund Replenishment approaches

25 November 2013

Theme for World TB Day 2014 announced

25 November 2013

Partners rally to support patients in Afghanistan after fire at TB drug warehouse

12 November 2013

Challenge Facility grantee calls for TB programmes that target vulnerable populations in Ghana

07 November 2013

Advocates warn of escalating TB and HIV crisis in Eastern Europe and Central Asia if funding drops

07 November 2013

Symposium focuses on how the law can uphold TB patients’ rights

03 November 2013

US Centers for Disease control wins scarecrow contest with Edgar Allan Crow

31 October 2013

Major boost for TB/HIV integration as Global Fund mandates unified funding applications

30 October 2013

TB activists storm stage at World Conference on Lung Health

30 October 2013

Funding for TB research falls for first time in eight years

29 October 2013

WHO Global Tuberculosis Report 2013: Gains in TB fight are at huge risk

23 October 2013

Mining executives agree strong corporate voice on TB needed

21 October 2013

Eastern European and Central Asian countries gather to discuss HIV/AIDs and TB threats

18 October 2013

TB and mining on the agenda as private sector leaders gather in South Africa

16 October 2013

Aeras wins PR Daily award for ‘Exposed’ film series

14 October 2013

Coordinating Board appoints new Vice-Chair and members of Executive and Finance Committees

07 October 2013

First-ever targeted roadmap outlines steps to end childhood TB deaths

01 October 2013

TB REACH kick-starts sustained efforts to free Gambia’s children from TB

30 September 2013

Global Coalition of TB Activists selects new leadership team

30 September 2013

TB REACH calls for applications for fourth wave of projects

24 September 2013

UK pledges $1.6 billion to the Global Fund

23 September 2013

Global Fund results show further gains in fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria

20 September 2013

World can avert more than $47 billion in treatment costs and save millions of lives through Global Fund investments

12 September 2013

Roll out of rapid TB test aims to save thousands of lives and prevent spread of drug-resistance

10 September 2013

Global Fund Executive Director and Stop TB Partnership community representatives discuss accelerating the fight against TB

04 September 2013

Tuberculosis estimated to cost European Union Countries six billion Euros a year

15 August 2013

Stop TB Partnership joins partners celebrating the 2013 International Day of the World's Indigenous People

09 August 2013

Global Fund launches new video as part of their effort to ensure a robust replenishment for 2014 - 2016

02 August 2013

Launch of the Partnership for TB care and Control (PTCC)

01 August 2013

Recognizing excellence in the fight against TB in conflict and refugee areas: Kochon Prize calls for nominations

31 July 2013

Civil Society meeting charts course for increased Global Fund engagement

30 July 2013

Treatment Action Group Criticizes European Refusal of New Drug to Fight Tuberculosis

29 July 2013

African leaders pledge to eliminate AIDS, TB and malaria by 2030

16 July 2013

South African Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi elected as Chair of the Stop TB Partnership Coordinating Board

11 July 2013

Stop TB Partnership welcomes Canada’s continued support in the fight against TB

10 July 2013

Treatment Action Group laments anemic pipeline for new TB drugs, diagnostics and vaccines

30 June 2013

TB activists call for uninterrupted supply of TB medicines in India

26 June 2013

Civil society demands bigger role in the Union’s Africa Region

22 June 2013

WHO issues interim guidance on the use of bedaquiline to treat multidrug-resistant TB

13 June 2013

Five new constituency representatives join the Stop TB Partnership Coordinating Board

10 June 2013

Lancet article highlights Global Drug Facility’s leading role in TB drug market

05 June 2013

‘Cost-effective’ TB investments included in high-level panel’s proposed post-2015 goals

31 May 2013

Ethiopian community health workers help double the number of vulnerable people provided with TB Care

30 May 2013

Global leaders debate role of health in the post-2015 agenda

21 May 2013

Health ministers propose practical steps to accelerate response to TB in Africa

20 May 2013

Private sector to accelerate TB fight ahead of 2015 deadline

17 May 2013

Global consultation on health in the post-2015 development agenda yields bold TB targets

06 May 2013

Experts from South-East Asia aim for more ambitious and inclusive response to drug-resistant TB

30 April 2013

A voice for the poor and marginalized - Jorge Sampaio honoured for political advocacy on TB

15 April 2013

Global Fund targets $15 billion to effectively fight AIDS, TB and Malaria

09 April 2013

UN calls for accelerated action in the next 1000 days to meet poverty reduction targets

06 April 2013

TB activists launch new global coalition

27 March 2013

Global forum aims to accelerate progress on TB vaccine development

25 March 2013

Prisons latest target as South Africa continues zero TB drive

24 March 2013

World TB Day Statement from Dr Lucica Ditiu, Executive Secretary of the Stop TB Partnership

24 March 2013

Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the Stop TB Partnership issue joint World TB Day statement

24 March 2013

President of India issues World TB Day message

23 March 2013

1000 day countdown on TB and HIV goals starts in Swaziland

21 March 2013

Health leaders head to Swaziland to launch 1000 day push on TB and HIV

20 March 2013

Historic opportunity to tackle drug-resistant tuberculosis could be missed, MSF warns

19 March 2013

World Health Organization and Global Fund highlight urgent need for international financing to fight TB

18 March 2013

Global Drug Facility achieves price reduction for drug-resistant TB treatments

14 March 2013

UN Secretary-General appoints Ray Chambers as first Special Envoy on financing for the health-related Millennium Development Goals

01 March 2013

Farewell message from the Special Envoy to Stop TB

21 February 2013

African civil society calls for unified resource mobilization for health

20 February 2013

Landmark meeting on post-2015 TB targets held in Geneva

14 February 2013

TB activists to replace Community Task Force with broader global coalition

06 February 2013

Community activists meet to cement their future role in the fight against TB

05 February 2013

No major breakthrough imminent in quest for TB vaccine

04 February 2013

Help make TB a global priority after 2015

31 January 2013

Cochrane Library review shows Xpert to be highly accurate

31 January 2013

Update from the Global Drug Facility

28 January 2013

Global leaders in Davos put spotlight on tuberculosis in Afghanistan

24 January 2013

Stop TB Partnership welcomes focus on TB by BRICS health ministers in Delhi Communiqué

14 January 2013

Jordan’s national TB champion inspires donations to flood-hit Syrian refugee camp

14 January 2013

2013 kicks off with focus on Global Fund replenishment, community engagement and post-2015 targets

10 January 2013

WHO to convene expert meeting on the use of bedaquiline for MDR-TB treatment

07 January 2013