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Workshop & Launch: Mobilising the community of people with experience of TB in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

On 18-20 June 2016, the TB Europe Coalition and RESULTS UK with the support and collaboration of the Stop TB Partnership are organising a workshop “Mobilising the community of people with experience of TB in Eastern Europe and Central Asia”. The workshop will be conducted in Bratislava, Slovakia and will be offered to
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Presentation of TB-REP in Ukraine

Presentation of TB-REP in Ukraine

On the 21st of April 2016, the Ministry of Health of Ukraine held a workshop for all the stakeholders involved in the development of a targeted nationwide TB social program for 2017-2021. The workshop agenda included discussions about the development of an outpatient TB treatment system in Ukraine.
The workshop was attended by the Director of […]

TBEC's Position Paper: Challenges and solutions for sustainable transition from donor support in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

TBEC’s Position Paper: Challenges and solutions for sustainable transition from donor support in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

TB Europe Coalition publishes concrete recommendations to all stakeholders in order to ensure countries in EECA can face sustainable and responsible transitions from donor support and guarantee that continuation and scale up of the TB and HIV response.
Today, the board of the Global Fund is meeting in Ivory Coast. It will take important decisions regarding […]

EHRN Meeting on Budget Advocacy and Social Contracting

EHRN Meeting on Budget Advocacy and Social Contracting

Vilnius, Lithuania. 31 March – 1 April 2016
The Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN) organised a 2-day meeting and kindly invited and funded a representative of TBEC which ended up being me. We had hoped a couple of other TBEC people would be able to come but budget restrictions got in the way.
We had understood the […]

Launch of the Guide on EU Funding

Launch of the Guide on EU Funding

New guide helps civil society identify EU funding opportunities for TB in Europe.
On World TB Day 2016, the TB Europe Coalition is launching a guide for civil society organisations across the European region explaining how to access European Union funding in support of their TB and HIV activities.
Every year, the EU invests several billions of […]

News alert from Georgia: Georgia launches the regions’ first National TB Caucus of Parliamentarians

News alert from Georgia: Georgia launches the regions’ first National TB Caucus of Parliamentarians

TBEC member Tsira Chakhaia shares her take on the day below. However, let us firstly define what we mean when we talk about a ‘TB Caucus’.
The word ‘caucus’ is believed to be derived from the Algonquian word for ‘counsellor’, ‘caucauasu’. In the United States, the word means a political meeting in order to develop a […]

Estonian Network of PLWH has carried out World Tuberculosis Day event

Estonian Network of PLWH has carried out World Tuberculosis Day event

On 24th of March 2016, Estonian Network of PLWH has carried out World Tuberculosis Day event, which was celebrated with the message «Unite to end TB» Jõhvi and Kohtla-Järve.
HIV express testing was organized in Kohtla-Järve. During the event, our volunteers visited inpatient tuberculosis department at Ida-Viru Central Hospital, Infectious Department at East Tallinn Central Hospital.
Also […]

Press Release: TB and HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia are EU’s business!

Press Release: TB and HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia are EU’s business!

On the occasion of World TB Day, the TB Europe Coalition (TBEC) is alarmed by the withdrawal of donor support to TB & HIV programmes in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, dealing a catastrophic blow to patients. While joint efforts from all stakeholders is needed to ensure we do not recede on progress […]

Kyrgyzstan is implementing transition planning for TB and HIV

Kyrgyzstan is implementing transition planning for TB and HIV

A working group has brought together representatives from The Global Fund, government, civil society and communities to work on the transition.
The Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan has formed a multi-disciplinary working group of specialists to plan, coordinate, and implement transition planning for TB and HIV. The group is already staffed by management, procurement, public health, […]

Kyrgyzstan Conducts "Gender and Legal Assessment in TB"

Kyrgyzstan Conducts “Gender and Legal Assessment in TB”

Kyrgyzstan is conducting “Gender and Legal Assessment in TB” with the support of Stop TB Partnership and the participation of international experts Nonna Turusbekova and Samanta Sokolowski. This kind of TB assessment is carried out for the first time.
On the 2nd of December 2015, a round-table was held in Bishkek on the topic “Gender-based and […]

A healthy boost to Agenda 2030: EC kicks off Global Fund replenishment with ambitious pledge to end HIV, TB and malaria

A healthy boost to Agenda 2030: EC kicks off Global Fund replenishment with ambitious pledge to end HIV, TB and malaria

European global health civil society organisations welcome the European Commission’s announcement to increase its commitment to the Global Fund for 2017-2019
Brussels, 3 March 2016. The Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, announced today that the European Commission will increase its contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for […]

TBEC Addresses European Parliament Health Committee on Donor Transition in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

TBEC Addresses European Parliament Health Committee on Donor Transition in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

On 17th of February 2016, the Health Working Group of the European Parliament Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Security (ENVI) organised a workshop on EU response to communicable diseases.
Co-chaired by MEP Glenis Willmot (UK, S&D) and MEP Alojz Peterle (Slovenia, EPP), the panel included representatives from the European Commission, the European Centre for […]

TB-REP announced the grant awards to ten organisations in the EECA region – Congratulations!

TB-REP announced the grant awards to ten organisations in the EECA region – Congratulations!

The Center for Health Policies and Studies (PAS Center) together with the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO Europe) and partners has decided to solicit support from the Global Fund for TB Regional EECA Project (TB-REP) on Strengthening Health Systems for Effective TB and DR-TB Control in eleven Eastern European and Central Asian […]

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