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Call for Tenders n°Chafea/2016/Health/34, concerning the study of the socio-economic impacts of potential HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, STIs and TB

Call for Tenders n°Chafea/2016/Health/34, concerning the study of the socio-economic impacts of potential HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, STIs and TB

Dear colleagues,
The new version of the call for tender n°Chafea/2016/Health/34, concerning the study of the socio-economic impacts of potential HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, sexually transmissible infections and tuberculosis was published.
The main purpose of this contract is to carry out a study and produce a report in order to collect evidence and provide an assessment of the […]

Sustaining civil society engagement in TB and HIV response after transition in Bulgaria

Sustaining civil society engagement in TB and HIV response after transition in Bulgaria

In early July this year TB Europe Coalition joined with the European Harm Reduction Network to organise a three-day advocacy workshop that, uniquely, brought together activists from both HIV, TB and Harm reduction local NGOs in Bulgaria. The aim of the workshop was to prepare civil society for the consequences of Global Fund withdrawal from […]

Supporting Released Prisoners in Transitioning to Civilian Life

Supporting Released Prisoners in Transitioning to Civilian Life

“When I was in prison, I was very worried about my family, which was left without a breadwinner,” recalls 54-year-old Ahmad Safarov, “but what worried me even more was that I had the symptoms of tuberculosis (TB).” Ahmad made this realization when he attended an information session on TB prevention that the USAID TB Control […]

TBEC puts quality into people centred care at Wolfheze workshop

TBEC puts quality into people centred care at Wolfheze workshop

Every two years KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation organises Wolfheze workshop, which gathers national TB programme managers and TB surveillance correspondents, health authorities, scientists, and civil society organisations to share discuss achievements, challenges and the way forward in TB control and prevention.
All the participants, ranging from NTP managers from WHO Europe region and the WHO officials to […]

Commission Adopts New European One Health Action Plan against Antimicrobial Resistance

Commission Adopts New European One Health Action Plan against Antimicrobial Resistance

Brussels, 29th of June 2017. The European Commission adopted a new EU action plan on AMR, officially titled ‘Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament: A European One Health Action Plan against Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)’.
This new One Health action plan is motivated by the need to fight against AMR, with the […]

Call for participants to attend TBpeople regional meeting

Call for participants to attend TBpeople regional meeting

Applications are now being accepted for participation in the European regional meeting on strategic planning and capacity building of the network of people with experience of TB (hereinafter referred to as TBpeople). The meeting will be held on September 16-18, 2017, in Tbilisi, Georgia, within the framework of the Global Fund grant to the Global […]

A roundtable discussion on “Innovative Technologies in TB Control” was held in Bishkek

A roundtable discussion on “Innovative Technologies in TB Control” was held in Bishkek

On July 26, 2017, a roundtable discussion on “Innovative Technologies in TB control” was held in Bishkek.
The event was held by the Branch Office of Project HOPE-Kyrgyzstan and the National Center for Tuberculosis under the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic.
The project “Innovative Approach to the Transportation of Biological Samples for Diagnosis and Treatment […]

WE NEED YOUR INPUT! TB Europe Coalition Consultation on UN High Level Meeting TB priorities

WE NEED YOUR INPUT! TB Europe Coalition Consultation on UN High Level Meeting TB priorities

Dear colleagues and friends,
For many years’ progress against tuberculosis has been hampered by a chronic lack of political will and attention to tackle the world’s deadliest infectious killer. While this has been the case in the past, the upcoming two years provides a unique opportunity to turn the tide.
There are key opportunities to TB in […]

TBEC commends the G20’s commitment to fight TB and drug resistance

TBEC commends the G20’s commitment to fight TB and drug resistance

London, 10 July 2017: TB Europe Coalition embraces the G20 Leaders’ commitment to tackle drug resistant infections, including drug resistant tuberculosis – an ever-increasing threat in the WHO Europe region.
This year’s Summit in Hamburg 7-8 July, was the first year that the G20 Leaders have ever discussed health. The German G20 presidency highlighted antimicrobial resistance […]

Launch of Brochure on People-Centered Care

Launch of Brochure on People-Centered Care

A new brochure published within the framework of the TB-REP project highlights the position of civil society on quality people-centered care for TB patients.
What could help civil society organizations to be effective in fighting the TB epidemic? With whom, in the first place, is it necessary to establish communication and interaction for an early achievement […]

USAID and the National Center for Healthy Lifestyles Promotion Conduct Training for Journalists on TB Reporting

USAID and the National Center for Healthy Lifestyles Promotion Conduct Training for Journalists on TB Reporting

Dushanbe, July 1, 2017 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with the National Center for Healthy Lifestyles Promotion under the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Tajikistan held a two-day training on tuberculosis (TB) for Tajikistan’s journalists working with print, Internet, TV, and radio […]

Peace, people and planet - Campaigners call for EU research agenda to shift focus from private benefits to global public goods

Peace, people and planet – Campaigners call for EU research agenda to shift focus from private benefits to global public goods

Brussels, 3 July 2017 – Civil society groups call for the next EU Research policy to shift its focus from jobs, growth and competitiveness to delivering global public goods for its citizens.
“With a needs-driven research agenda, the EU could concretely deliver impact for its citizens, address today’s societal and environmental challenges and contribute to a […]

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