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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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IAS 2015: Review of clinics in Eastern Europe, southern Europe and Latin America of patients with HIV diagnosed with MDR-TB between 2011 and 2013

IAS 2015: Review of clinics in Eastern Europe, southern Europe and Latin America of patients with HIV diagnosed with MDR-TB between 2011 and 2013

The 8th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2015) is held in Vancouver, Canada from 19th July to 22nd July 2015. IAS is organized in partnership with the University of British Columbia (UBC) Division of AIDS, based at St. Paul’s Hospital, Providence Health Care. The event is a great opportunity for all […]

Ukraine's TB doctors meet to discuss new MDR-TB treatment schemes

Ukraine’s TB doctors meet to discuss new MDR-TB treatment schemes

Clinical trials of a new scheme for treating patients with drug-sensitive and chemo-resistant tuberculosis: next steps
On 1-3 July 2015, the working meetings took place with phthsiologists (TB doctors) from Kyiv, Kyiv Oblast and Chernigiv Oblast where new steps were discussed in Ukraine’s participation in clinical trials of a new scheme for treating patients with drug-resistant […]

Access to health care critical for internally displaced Roma in Ukraine

Access to health care critical for internally displaced Roma in Ukraine

Europe is home for 12 to 15 million members of the Roma minority whose living experience exposes them to marginalization, which is manifest in health status: Roma exhibit some of the worst morbidity and mortality indicators in the Europe region. The World Bank, the UNDP, and the Council of Europe report that TB is more […]

Vacancy - TB Europe Coalition (TBEC) Administrator (Part-time)

Vacancy – TB Europe Coalition (TBEC) Administrator (Part-time)

An exciting, new position has arisen for an experienced Administrator join the TB Europe Coalition (TBEC) Secretariat and support the delivery of its core activities in 2015; a pivotal year in its development.
The TB Europe Coalition is an informal advocacy alliance that shares a commitment to raising awareness of tuberculosis and to increasing the political […]

The new tender from ECDC targets five EU states with capacity support in MDR-TB prevention and control

The new tender from ECDC targets five EU states with capacity support in MDR-TB prevention and control

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has announced a tender to conclude a framework service contract on providing capacity support to the high-priority Member States (Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Romania) in prevention and control of MDR-TB.
Title:
“Support to five high priority Member States in prevention and control of (Multidrug Resistant) Tuberculosis” – OJ/16/06/2015-PROC/2015/021
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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 […]

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