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A New Report Analyses Gaps in TB/HIV services in Ukraine

A New Report Analyses Gaps in TB/HIV services in Ukraine

A recently released report by USAID-funded ‘Strengthening Tuberculosis Control’ project analyses gaps in HIV/TB services in Ukraine. The research was undertaken by the USAID-funded STBCU project (implemented by Chemonics International) and its partner the Global Tuberculosis Institute at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey (GTBI).
The situation with HIV/TB co-infection in Ukraine remains very serious.

European Parliament discusses rise of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Europe

European Parliament discusses rise of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Europe

The following post is brought to you by Steve Lewis, the Global Health Advocacy Manager at RESULTS UK, who last week attended a hearing in European Parliament on ‘Funding crisis at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria and its impact on EU countries most affected by multi-drug resistant TB, in particular Romania’:
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'Here I Am' campaign illustrates successful impact of the Global Fund in fighting HIV, TB and Malaria

‘Here I Am’ campaign illustrates successful impact of the Global Fund in fighting HIV, TB and Malaria

The ‘Here I Am’ campaign, a global call on world leaders to save millions of lives by supporting a fully funded Global Fund, has been releasing a number of engaging video testimonials to highlight the positive impact that the Global Fund has had in fighting AIDS, TB and Malaria.
The videos account first hand the struggles

Global Fund seeking your input to help strengthen engagement in governance and decision-making

Global Fund seeking your input to help strengthen engagement in governance and decision-making

Under Phase 2 of the Global Fund’s governance reform, the Fund is currently looking at how best to support implementer engagement in Global Fund governance and decision-making. In doing so, the board have produced a short confidential web-based survey asking for input into the major factors limiting engagement as well as the strategies to enhance

TB advocate travels to Brussels to urge the EU to address drug resistant TB

TB advocate travels to Brussels to urge the EU to address drug resistant TB

There is a certain absurdity about an American anthropologist traveling to Brusselsto the European Union to report on drug-resistant tuberculosis and brief decision-makers on the severity of TB inRomania. While some consider TB in Romania to be a national issue, TB is never a ‘national matter’. Fighting it requires the cooperation of national governments, international

Global Fund Event: Bridging the Funding Gap to End AIDS and TB

Global Fund Event: Bridging the Funding Gap to End AIDS and TB

An event discussing the impact of the Global Fund (GF) funding shortfall in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) and the necessity for the European Union (EU) to step in and fill funding gaps in the region was held in the European Parliament last week.
The highly engaging event, hosted by MEP Charles Goerens and the

New report calls on the EU to tackle TB in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

New report calls on the EU to tackle TB in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

A report released today has called on the EU to demonstrate its potential for leadership and help fill the funding gap in tackling TB and HIV that has been left by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria’s funding shortfall.
The report outlines the burden of disease on the region:
“The European region is home to

Bridging the Funding Gap - Register for event in European Parliament

Bridging the Funding Gap – Register for event in European Parliament

Next week, on Wednesday 19th September, the European Parliament is hosting an event, ‘Bridging the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria’s funding gap: The impact of the financing shortfall on Eastern European and Central Asian Countries’ TB and HIV programmes’.
The Global Fund is currently facing serious funding gaps due to donor countries failing to meet

The Global Fund Celebrates Ten Incredible Years

On January 28, 2012, the world marked the 10-year anniversary of the launch of the most successful global health effort in history — the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Since its creation in 2002, Global Fund financed projects have treated 8.6 million new cases of TB, provided life-saving antiretroviral treatment to 3.3

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