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Tashkent Conference Promotes Science and Technology to End Tuberculosis in Uzbekistan

Tashkent Conference Promotes Science and Technology to End Tuberculosis in Uzbekistan

Tashkent, May 22, 2018 – A national conference devoted to the use of science and technology in the fight against tuberculosis (TB) kicked off in Tashkent today with specialized seminars for healthcare providers and laboratory specialists. The three-day conference continues in Karshi, Kashkadarya Region with additional seminars and sessions led by prominent TB experts from […]

EU Set to Downgrade Political Ambition on Health of EU Citizens

EU Set to Downgrade Political Ambition on Health of EU Citizens

Brussels – 30 May
The EU Civil Society Forum on HIV, TB and Hepatitis, gathering leading civil society organisations at the national and regional level in the EU and neighbouring countries, welcomes with caution the merging of the EU Health Programme into an enlarged European Social Fund+.
While the will to address socio-economic determinants of health by […]

Final outcome document of the Senior-Level Policy Dialogue on addressing HIV and TB challenges is here

Final outcome document of the Senior-Level Policy Dialogue on addressing HIV and TB challenges is here

Last December, Ministry of Social Affairs and National Institute for Health Development from Estonia, WHO European Region, UNAIDS and the Global Fund organised a two day meeting on challenges and opportunities in national HIV and TB programmes management. The event was attended by 100 participants from the EU and its neighbouring countries, including senior civil […]

TBEC Privacy Update

TBEC Privacy Update

You may have heard about new data protection law – General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), which comes into effect on May 25 this year.
To be fully compliant with the GDPR requirements, we wanted to inform you of our Privacy Notice, compiling all the information you need to know on how TB Europe Coalition manages its […]

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe adopts new Resolution on Drug-resistant tuberculosis in Europe

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe adopts new Resolution on Drug-resistant tuberculosis in Europe

On 10th of May, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe adopted Resolution on Drug-resistant tuberculosis in Europe. This resolution will go to all 47 Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Council of Europe countries this summer (before the UN HLM on TB). You can read resolution in detail here.
Global TB Caucus members met […]

Conference dedicated to World TB Day held at International Press Centre in Baku

Conference dedicated to World TB Day held at International Press Centre in Baku

On April 6, 2018, a Conference dedicated to the World TB Day was held at the Baku International Press Centre on the initiative of the TB Civil Society Coordinator of NGO “SAĞLAMLIĞA XİDMƏT” (HEALTH SERVICE) – partner of the Tuberculosis Regional Eastern European and Central Asian Project (TB-REP).
The conference was attended by government representatives, TB […]

In three years over 44,000 labor migrants in Kazakhstan were examined for Tuberculosis with the assistance of the international organization Project HOPE

In three years over 44,000 labor migrants in Kazakhstan were examined for Tuberculosis with the assistance of the international organization Project HOPE

April 16, Almaty. A round table summarizing results of the Program “Addressing Cross-border Control and Treatment of TB, MDR-TB and TB/HIV among Labor Migrants” was held in Almaty on April 16. The international organization Project HOPE implemented the Program in Kazakhstan from 2014 to 2017 through the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria […]

Religious communities in Tajikistan are now actively engaged in the delivery of TB care

Religious communities in Tajikistan are now actively engaged in the delivery of TB care

Last year, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed in Tajikistan between the Committee on Religious Affairs, Regulation of National Traditions, Celebrations and Ceremonies under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan (hereinafter – the Committee) and the TB-REP project grantee representing the civil society – Republican Public Organization “Young Generation of Tajikistan” managing the Secretariat […]

Wanted: Leaders for a TB-Free World. You Can Make History

Wanted: Leaders for a TB-Free World. You Can Make History

From the 24th of February through to the 24th of March, 2018, a month’s campaign against tuberculosis was held in Almaty under the slogan “Wanted: Leaders for a TB-Free World. You Can Make History”.
On the World TB Day, the most important task consists in reaching out to all the people of Earth with the message […]

Performances of the Forum Theater raise the level of TB awareness and tolerance to people with TB by one third

Performances of the Forum Theater raise the level of TB awareness and tolerance to people with TB by one third

During 9 months, from June 2017 to February 2018, project partner in Belarus – Public Association “Defeat Tuberculosis Together” – assessed the impact of preventive interventions using the Forum Theater approach on the level of tuberculosis awareness and tolerance towards people affected by the disease.
The assessment was carried out by engaging the audience who filled […]

The Best Outpatient Sites Providing TB Care in Georgia Selected

The Best Outpatient Sites Providing TB Care in Georgia Selected

Willingness of the primary health care facilities to provide quality services to people with tuberculosis is the key to successful implementation of the people-centered TB care.

Combining the mechanisms to monitor service quality and to reward clinics for their performance is a good incentive for the physicians to be responsive to the patients’ needs and to […]

Estonian Presidency of the EU hosts meeting on TB and HIV sustainability

Estonian Presidency of the EU hosts meeting on TB and HIV sustainability

On 12-13 December, 100 participants from TB and HIV programmes in EU member states and neighbouring countries met in Tallinn, Estonia at an event organized by the Ministry of Social Affairs and National Institute for Health Development from Estonia, WHO European Region, UNAIDS and the Global Fund. The participants, panellists and speakers discussed challenges and […]