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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 governments and non-profit organizations to communities affected by the three diseases, and the private sector.
As one of the four integral pillars of the Fund’s governance framework, the Partnership […]

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 […]

Summary of the research of  "The Role and Challenges for INGOs in tackling TB in Tajikistan"

Summary of the research of “The Role and Challenges for INGOs in tackling TB in Tajikistan”

My name is Zulfiya.  I am a new TB European Coalition Coordinator.  I am originally from   Tajikistan but have been living in the UK since 2012.   I  recently obtained a Master’s degree  from the London School of Economics and Political Science, for which I conducted research “The Role and Challenges of INGOs in tackling TB in Tajikistan”. Here […]

24.6 million Euros for TB vaccine R&D

24.6 million Euros for TB vaccine R&D

The TBVI consortium has been granted 24.6 million euros  from the European Commission H2020 framework programme (€18.2 mln.) and several institutions as well as national governments outside the EC, among others Switzerland, South Korea and Australia. With this grant the new TBVAC2020 project will be funded, so TBVI can continue its efforts to discover and […]

Lives at Stake in Eastern Ukraine

Lives at Stake in Eastern Ukraine

Press Release from International HIV/AIDS Alliance and Alliance Ukraine: Emergency medical support needed to prevent deaths in Donetsk and Luhansk
Concerns are growing over the disruption in treatment for people living with HIV and tuberculosis in Eastern Ukraine where fighting in the rebel-controlled territories of Donetsk and Luhansk has interrupted crucial medical supplies.
Following a decision by the […]

TBEC participates in National TB Control Programme Review in Georgia 7-14 November

TBEC participates in National TB Control Programme Review in Georgia 7-14 November

Safar Naimov had the opportunity to take part in the WHO Review of the National TB programme for TB control in Georgia, representing the TB Europe Coalition. As a former TB patient having undergone treatment in Tajikistan, Safar Naimov is well-placed to evaluate whether the needs of TB patients are being met in Georgia. His […]

Ukraine's capital is facing an explosive TB epidemic

Ukraine’s capital is facing an explosive TB epidemic

Kiev may be facing an unprecedented tuberculosis crisis. This is according to Larissa Kanarovskaya, the Head of the Kiev City Union of health workers. On December 1, 2014, at a press conference (a video in Russian can be seen here), she announced that on the  average, 100 people die every day in Ukraine’s capital, of which one […]

Former MDR-TB patient and TB advocate, Marina, meets with the European Parliament

Former MDR-TB patient and TB advocate, Marina, meets with the European Parliament

Between 18th and 19th November, TB Europe Coalition members, RESULTS UK and Global Health Advocates, had the exciting opportunity to welcome Marina to Brussels to brief decision-makers on the severity of the TB epidemic (TB) in the European Union (EU). Marina fought two years to defeat multidrug resistant TB (MDR-TB) and is now a great […]

Eurasian Harm Reduction Network calls the partners to support its Open Letter to the Global Fund Board

In advance to the upcoming 32d Global Fund Board meeting this week the Eurasian Harm Reduction Network prepared an open letter highlighting concerns and lessons already learnt from the application of the new Global Fund approach to resource allocation in terms of the negative impact it is likely to have on harm reduction programming and […]

Finding a Way to Defeat TB: GF Chief Underlines a Focus on ‘Hot Spots’ of Disease at the Barcelona Conference

Finding a Way to Defeat TB: GF Chief Underlines a Focus on ‘Hot Spots’ of Disease at the Barcelona Conference

TB, one of the oldest diseases known to mankind, killed more than 1.5 million people in 2013, even though it is entirely curable. Leaders, health experts and civil society activists meeting recently in Barcelona at the annual Union Conference on Lung Health called for an approach that aims to defeat the disease, by working with […]

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