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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.
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To find out about civil society organisations that are working near you then just go to our civil society map. Here you will find information and contact details of civil society organisations or community actors working in TB or in related areas such as HIV or harm reduction. If you
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Membership: Membership is open to all individuals within the WHO European Region who act as advocates for action and resources to counteract the TB epidemic. Advocates are normally associated with a civil society organisation. ‘Civil society’ is broadly interpreted so that most are likely to come from non-governmental organisations (NGOs), but people
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Background The TB Europe Coalition (TBEC) is an advocacy network that brings together civil society representatives (individuals and organisations) across the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region, in order to strengthen the role of civil society within the regional response to Tuberculosis (TB), to raise awareness of the disease, and to
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Online nominations open for EECA participants in Global Fund Partnership Forum in Buenos Aires

Online nominations open for EECA participants in Global Fund Partnership Forum in Buenos Aires

This call is for nominations from local, regional and international civil society and community organisations and networks only.
The 2015 Partnership Forum provides a unique opportunity for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria to reach out to a wide range of stakeholders for consultation and inputs as it develops its 2017 – 2021 […]

Global Fund Partnership Forum Ends in Bangkok

Global Fund Partnership Forum Ends in Bangkok

Consultations began on June 24, 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand, among partners in global health, including civil society, nongovernmental organizations and public health experts, seeking input into a new strategy to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics and build resilient and sustainable systems for health.
The Partnership Forum brought together more than 120 partners from […]

European Commission Health Programme call for proposals released

European Commission Health Programme call for proposals released

The EU Health Programme annual work plan includes funding for projects on ‘early diagnosis of tuberculosis’. Eligibility is limited to 28 EU member states, Iceland and Norway.
On 02 June 2015, the European Commission Health Programme has adopted its Annual 2015 Work Plan.
The call for proposals for projects under the 2015 Work Plan has been […]

Stop TB Partnership extends the deadline for the 2015 Kochon Prize until 24 July

Stop TB Partnership extends the deadline for the 2015 Kochon Prize until 24 July

Geneva, Switzerland – The Stop TB Partnership Secretariat has just announced that it will be extending the closing date of this year’s Kochon Prize call for nomination until Friday, 24 July, 2015.
Funded by the Kochon Foundation, a non-profit foundation registered in the Republic of Korea, the USD 65,000 prize is awarded once a year to persons […]

A New Cost-Effectiveness Study of TB Care Models in Ukraine as an Advocacy Tool

A New Cost-Effectiveness Study of TB Care Models in Ukraine as an Advocacy Tool

‘Strengthening TB Control in Ukraine’ (STBCU) – a project funded by US Agency for International Development (USAID) – has released results of the pilot study of economic effectiveness and cost analysis of model of TB treatment in Ukraine. The study was conducted in Kriviy Rih (Dnipropetrovsk oblast).
The goal of the study was to identify costs of […]

New online tools can speed up TB detection and treatment

New online tools can speed up TB detection and treatment

New results of innovative scientific research a welcome news to TB patients worldwide.
Finding out what drugs can be used to treat a patient with TB can now be sped up by days or weeks, thanks to a new free online tool. The tool, called TB-Profiler, was developed by a team of scientists led by Dr […]

Ukraine has started clinical trials of Pretomanid

Ukraine has started clinical trials of Pretomanid

This was reported on May 28, 2015 during a round table at UKRINFORM agency in Kiev “New treatment regimens for Drug-Resistant TB, based on the newest available drugs” organised by Public Movement “Ukrainians against TB” and the Yanovsky National TB Institute, by head of the TB Institute Department of Chemo-resistant TB Svetlana Cherenko.
“Since 2006, Ukraine […]

Take part in the online consultation for the Global Plan to Stop TB 2016-2020

Take part in the online consultation for the Global Plan to Stop TB 2016-2020

The Stop TB Partnership is this week launching the online consultation into the first public draft of the Global Plan to Stop TB 2016-2020. The consultation process is open to everyone to share information, ideas and experiences, and, will run from 10 June to 10 August 2015.
The development of the Global Plan seeks to be as […]

Tuberculosis Advocates Participate in TBEC Advocacy Workshop

Tuberculosis Advocates Participate in TBEC Advocacy Workshop

On the 25 – 26 May 2015, the TB Europe Coalition organised a two-day Regional Advocacy training on TB control for civil society organisation (CSO) representatives and former TB patients.
The training was held prior to the Wolfheze conference in the Hague, Netherlands.  Participants were CSO representatives as well as former TB patients involved in TB […]

Closer collaboration between TBEC and networks of key populations affected by HIV

Closer collaboration between TBEC and networks of key populations affected by HIV

The regional meeting “Strengthening coordination and advocacy of regional unions and networks of key populations in order to achieve the “90-90-90″ target in Eastern Europe and Central Asia” was organized by the Eastern Europe & Central Asia Union of people living with HIV (PLWH) in Yerevan at the end of May 2015. The meeting participants […]

Tuberculosis Wolfheze Workshops Kicking Off Next Week

Tuberculosis Wolfheze Workshops Kicking Off Next Week

The 17th Wolfheze Workshops is jointly organized by the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe), the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation on 27 May – 29 May 2015, in Hague, the Netherlands
The Wolfheze movement dates back to 1990 when the first Regional meeting on TB control […]

TB Europe Coalition holds first ever Member General Assembly

TB Europe Coalition holds first ever Member General Assembly

This week, the TB Europe Coalition hosted our first ever member-wide General Assembly. The General Assembly, held virtually, was an opportunity to share and discuss the TB Europe Coalition’s development and recent activities with the broader TBEC membership in order to foster greater participation in the network.Specifically, the call presented an opportunity to review recent TBEC […]

Upcoming Events

  1. TBEC Uzbekistan Country Visit

    July 28 @ 8:00 am - August 9 @ 5:00 pm
  2. The Union World Conference on Lung Health

    December 2 @ 8:00 am - December 6 @ 5:00 pm
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