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For TBEC 2018 has started well and we want to keep up the momentum throughout the entire year.

For TBEC 2018 has started well and we want to keep up the momentum throughout the entire year.

In the second half of the year we will witness the first ever UN High level meeting on TB. We have high hopes and desire to make this event count and we know that it will demand a lot of background work at national, regional and international level. We are acutely aware that without you […]

Patient organizations are actively involved into fight against tuberculosis at the national level

Patient organizations are actively involved into fight against tuberculosis at the national level

The Georgia Family Medicine Association (GFMA) for more than 10 years works in strengthening quality of country primary care services and since 2016 acts as a civil society partner within the TB-REP project. Establishment of close partnership with the TB patients’ community is one of organization’s priorities. Involvement of the community into the process of […]

KAZAKHSTAN LEADS THE WAY

KAZAKHSTAN LEADS THE WAY

The last week of October in Almaty, Kazakhstan, saw the first of a new type of training workshop.
The importance of achieving much greater engagement by civil society organisations (CSOs) in TB programmes has become an accepted and key part of current TB plans from WHO’s global End TB Strategy through to regional and national plans. […]

TB Europe Coalition welcomes 2018 with a special news

TB Europe Coalition welcomes 2018 with a special news

After eight years as an informal regional advocacy network, the TB Europe Coalition is proud to inform you that it has just become a legal entity, registered in the Netherlands. This now makes it possible for TB Europe Coalition to access grants and step up advocacy capacity building and regional support to country-led TB advocacy […]

TBEC at the annual meeting of EU Health Policy Platform

TBEC at the annual meeting of EU Health Policy Platform

On 27th of November, TBEC Secretariat was invited to attend the second annual meeting of EU Health Policy Platform members in Brussels. The EU Health Policy platform provides an opportunity for various EU health stakeholders from civil society organisations to research centres and healthcare professionals to engage with the European Commission on various EU health […]

TB Medication Crisis in Romania

TB Medication Crisis in Romania

The Romanian Health Observatory, supported by the Romanian Angel Appeal Foundation (RAA) under the Global Fund programme, has published “TB Medicine Crisis in Romania”, a comprehensive and evidence-based report and long-term sustainable solutions for the TB drugs situation in our country. The report is endorsed by the Romanian Stop TB Partnership.
The Report states that “Out […]

Failing to tackle tuberculosis will cost the world economy USD $1 trillion by 2030, new data commissioned by the Global TB Caucus warns.

Failing to tackle tuberculosis will cost the world economy USD $1 trillion by 2030, new data commissioned by the Global TB Caucus warns.

New research conducted by KPMG for the Global TB Caucus, which works closely with TBEC in Europe, also estimated that the disease cost the global economy over USD $600 billion from 2000-2015. Nick Herbert, the British MP who co-chairs the Global TB Caucus, said that the report was not a doomsday scenario or scaremongering, but […]

Issues of cross-border tuberculosis control in Central Asian countries discussed at the third high-level regional meeting in Astana

Issues of cross-border tuberculosis control in Central Asian countries discussed at the third high-level regional meeting in Astana

The third high-level regional meeting on “Migration and Tuberculosis: Cross-border TB Control and Care in the Central Asian Region” was held in Astana on December 6 and December 7, 2017. Representatives of government agencies, national TB programs and migration authorities from Central Asia, experts from the World Health Organization (WHO), the STOP TB Partnership, the […]

Photo exhibition “Come Back Home Healthy!” opens in Astana

Photo exhibition “Come Back Home Healthy!” opens in Astana

On November 27, a photo exhibition “Come Back Home Healthy!” opened in Astana – reflecting the accomplishments of a program that works to expand access of labor migrants to diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The exhibition was opened within the framework of the project “Addressing Cross-border Control and Treatment of TB, […]

The role of civil society in providing people–centred care was discussed in detail by key participants of the TB-REP Regional project during a symposium at the Union World Conference on Lung Health in Mexico

The role of civil society in providing people–centred care was discussed in detail by key participants of the TB-REP Regional project during a symposium at the Union World Conference on Lung Health in Mexico

The Union World Conference on Lung Health (organized by the International Union against Lung Disease and Tuberculosis) is the world’s largest gathering of clinicians and public health workers, health programme managers, policymakers, researchers and advocates working to end the suffering caused by lung disease, with a special focus on the challenges faced by the low- […]

Global Ministerial Conference in Moscow – a sign of new political resolve to end TB?

Global Ministerial Conference in Moscow – a sign of new political resolve to end TB?

Informal Consultation Meeting of Civil Society Participants of the WHO Global Ministerial Conference on Ending TB with Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of WHO
Step in a right direction, but long way to go
London, U.K. (Nov. 17, 2017) – As the key political event on tuberculosis (TB) this year – the first-ever WHO Global Ministerial Conference […]

Religious Leaders Combat TB in Tajikistan

Religious Leaders Combat TB in Tajikistan

Karimjon Roziqov provides information on TB, Rasht District, Tajikistan
Every week, Karimjon Roziqov, an imam in a mosque in Tajikistan’s mountainous Rasht district, looks forward to Friday. Residents in his community call him domullo or “teacher” and on Fridays, after the prayer service at his mosque, he sets aside 15 minutes to talk to them about […]

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