Close it Are you a TB advocate? Do you want to help us raise awareness of TB in the European region?Then join our network! Membership is free.
Subscribe to our listserve:
An informal advocacy alliance that shares a commitment to raising awareness of tuberculosis and to increasing the political will to control the disease throughout the WHO Europe Region and worldwide.
Latest News

WATCH HERE: Eastern Partnership Ministerial Conference on TB and MDR-TB

This live stream will be available from Monday 30th March.

Research Urges Countries to Improve Vulnerable Patients’ Access to MDR-TB Drugs

Research Urges Countries to Improve Vulnerable Patients’ Access to MDR-TB Drugs

An article was recently published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases that urged for improved access to new medications for the treatment of drug-resistant Tuberculosis. The authors found that access to these drugs is very limited, particularly in countries with the highest TB burdens and least resources.
Patients, providers and programmes face challenges in accessing […]

World TB Day: Europe Cannot Afford Inaction on Tuberculosis

World TB Day: Europe Cannot Afford Inaction on Tuberculosis

Europe Cannot Afford Inaction on Tuberculosis

Alarming new data: 75 million people could lose their lives and the global economy could lose €15,6 trillion by 2050 if the rise of MDR-TB is left unchecked.
Launch of new report: Key international donors are withdrawing support to TB programmes in the region to refocus aid on lower-income countries.
Key upcoming […]

TBEC joins Civil Society Organisations to Improve Global TB discourse Language

TBEC joins Civil Society Organisations to Improve Global TB discourse Language

10 March 2015 – TBEC Joins other Civil Society Organisations to Call for the Retirement of Stigmatising and Criminalising language from the Global TB Discourse
The Community Research Advisors Group (CRAG) and other civil society organizations (including TBEC) sent an open letter to the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (the Union) calling for the […]

Romanian Government Approves National TB Control Strategy through 2020

Romanian Government Approves National TB Control Strategy through 2020

The Romanian government approved the National Strategy for TB Control for the period 2015-2020. The Strategy aims to reduce TB incidence and mortality by providing prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and an increased adherence to treatment as recommended by WHO. Despite progress in the last 12 years, Romania still has one of the highest rates of […]

Global Fund Shares E-learning Opportunities to Improve Access to the Funding Process

Global Fund Shares E-learning Opportunities to Improve Access to the Funding Process

 
The Global Fund has now completed its e-learning library related to the access to funding process.  Courses are available in English, French, Spanish and Russian.   100% of survey respondents indicating they would recommend courses to a colleague.
 
This library includes courses on the following topics:
 

Eligibility requirements for CCMs
Engage!
Achieving inclusive country dialogue
Program split
Counterpart financing
Programmatic gap table
Standard concept […]

Over 45 Civil Society Organisations Urge the Commissioner for Health to Plan Coordinated Response to Tackle Tuberculosis in Europe

Over 45 Civil Society Organisations Urge the Commissioner for Health to Plan Coordinated Response to Tackle Tuberculosis in Europe

More than 45 civil society organisations co-submitted a letter to the new Commissioner for Health and Food Safety to use his role to champion the need for an improved response to the multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) epidemic in the Europe region. The initiaitve for this letter was spear headed by the TB Europe Coalition.
The letter […]

Make a Difference Today - Help to Fight TB!

Make a Difference Today – Help to Fight TB!

 

Only 3 weeks left to World TB Day!
 Join the #fightTB2015 campaign and take action at
www.fighttb2015.eu
 FAST FACTS:

Only one in three MDR-TB patients successfully complete their treatment in the EU. This rate is among the lowest in the world
37,000 deaths every year in Eastern Europe from #TB
It is estimated that the direct and indirect cost of […]

EHRN calls for a Partnership Forum in EECA for the region to engage with the development of the Global Fund Strategy 2017-2021

Press Release from  Eurasian Harm Reduction Network: EHRN calls for a Partnership Forum in EECA for the region to engage with the development of the Global Fund Strategy 2017-2021.
In 2015, the process to develop the Global Fund 2017-2021 Strategy is about to begin. The Global Fund is governed by a broad range of groups: from […]

Scientist in Russia (Novosibirsk) developed new method of the TB treatment

Scientist in Russia (Novosibirsk) developed new method of the TB treatment

Scientist in Russia (Novosibirsk) developed new method of the TB treatment. In order to defeat this disease it is important to remove chronic stress conditions from the TB patients.
The Scientists of the Research institute of Novosibirsk offered 150 patients experiment with this experience. The patients underwent four months anti-stress therapy along with the conventional treatment. […]

FIGHTING TUBERCULOSIS IN THE EUROPEAN REGION REQUIRES URGENT SUPPORT. TAKE ACTION TODAY!

FIGHTING TUBERCULOSIS IN THE EUROPEAN REGION REQUIRES URGENT SUPPORT. TAKE ACTION TODAY!

Tuberculosis (TB) is curable, but 37,000 people die every year from this airborne disease in Europe and Central Asia – that’s almost five deaths every hour! Despite these shocking statistics and the heart-wrenching stories, international financial support for TB programmes in the European region is declining. This will have a devastating impact across Europe. Together, we have the opportunity to make a […]

USAID launches new tuberculosis control program in Tajikistan

USAID launches new tuberculosis control program in Tajikistan

DUSHANBE (TCA) — The United States Ambassador to Tajikistan Susan Elliott and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Wednesday launched the USAID Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program, a new regional program to improve diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis in Tajikistan, the U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe said.
The new program is an extension of TB […]

UA-22399108-3