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Обмен предложениями и мнениями относительно нового Плана действий по борьбе с ТБ для Европейского региона ВОЗ на 2016–2020 гг.

Обмен предложениями и мнениями относительно нового Плана действий по борьбе с ТБ для Европейского региона ВОЗ на 2016–2020 гг.

Комплексный план действий по профилактике и борьбе с туберкулезом с множественной и широкой лекарственной устойчивостью в Европейском регионе ВОЗ на 2011–2015 гг. был утвержден на шестьдесят первой сессии Европейского регионального комитета ВОЗ в Баку, Азербайджан, в сентябре 2011 г. Этот План предусматривает проведение государствами-членами при поддержке со стороны Европейского регионального бюро ВОЗ и партнеров ряда мероприятий по […]

Public consultation of new TB Action Plan for the WHO European Region 2016-2020

Public consultation of new TB Action Plan for the WHO European Region 2016-2020

The Consolidated Action Plan to Prevent and Combat Multidrug- and Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in the WHO European Region, 2011–2015 was endorsed by the sixty-first session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe in Baku, Azerbaijan, in September 2011. This Plan considers a number of activities in seven areas of intervention to be undertaken by Member States, with assistance from […]

Azerbaijan Brings Quality Tuberculosis Care to Prisons

Azerbaijan Brings Quality Tuberculosis Care to Prisons

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), tuberculosis (TB) is a major public health problem in many prisons and infection rates are often more than 10 times higher than in the general population. Frequently overcrowded and poorly ventilated, many prisons also lack early detection and sound treatment programmes to combat the disease.
However, in Azerbaijan—a country […]

UNDP launched its new handbook on legal empowerment of people living with or at risk of HIV

UNDP launched its new handbook on legal empowerment of people living with or at risk of HIV

UNDP has officially launched its new publication a step-by step handbook “Know Your Rights, Use Your Laws” on legal empowerment of people living with or at risk of HIV, their close ones and service providers.
According to UNDP, this is not a book for lawyers. It is written for ordinary people who encounter rights violation in […]

Заявление Организаций Гражданского Общества - Министерская  Конференция в Риге

Заявление Организаций Гражданского Общества – Министерская Конференция в Риге

По  завершению сегодняшней Министерской конференции по борьбе с ТБ и МЛУ ТБ  в Риге, организации гражданского общества сделали следующее заявление:
Глубокоуважаемые министры, дамы и господа, коллеги и друзья. От имени Европейской коалиции по борьбе с туберкулезом, региональной сети организаций гражданского общества, представителей сообществ и правозащитников, всех тех, кто хочет увидеть конец страданиям и смертям от туберкулеза […]

CSO statement – Riga Ministerial Meeting

CSO statement – Riga Ministerial Meeting

Following today’s Ministerial Meeting on TB and MDR-TB in Riga, civil society organisations made the following statement:

Meeting Honourable Ministers, Ladies and Gentleman, colleagues and friends. On behalf of the TB Europe Coalition, a regional network of civil society organisations, community representatives and advocates who all wish to see an end to suffering and deaths from […]

Press Release: Europe’s Leaders Approve Riga Declaration on TB and MDR-TB

Press Release: Europe’s Leaders Approve Riga Declaration on TB and MDR-TB

Riga, 31st March 2015 – At the conclusion of the first Eastern Partnership Ministerial Conference on Tuberculosis  (TB) and Its Multidrug-Resistance (MDR-TB), the Tuberculosis Europe Coalition (TBEC) applauds the approval of the Riga Declaration by Ministers of Health, Finance and Social Affairs from across European Union Member States and Eastern Partnership countries.
TBEC would particularly like to […]

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 […]

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