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At a historic UN High-Level meeting on Tuberculosis, civil society asks world leaders to put people at the centre of the fight against TB and step up funding for Research & Development

At a historic UN High-Level meeting on Tuberculosis, civil society asks world leaders to put people at the centre of the fight against TB and step up funding for Research & Development

PRESS RELEASE
New York, 26 September 2018. The challenge of Tuberculosis (TB) is faced worldwide, including across all of Europe and Central Asia. 1.6 million people died of the disease in 2017, and Heads of State are meeting today to discuss the matter at the UN General Assembly. TB kills more people each year than HIV […]

Best Media Coverage of Tuberculosis Recognized at an Event on the Role of Media in Raising Public Awareness around the Disease

Best Media Coverage of Tuberculosis Recognized at an Event on the Role of Media in Raising Public Awareness around the Disease

At a roundtable discussion on the role of media in raising public awareness around tuberculosis (TB), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) gave awards for “Best Media Coverage of Tuberculosis” in Uzbekistan. Awards were given for coverage in print, Internet, TV and radio categories in addition to a special award for the best material […]

USAID and the Tajikistan Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population Recognize Journalists for the Best Media Materials on TB

USAID and the Tajikistan Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population Recognize Journalists for the Best Media Materials on TB

Dushanbe, Tajikistan September 13, 2018 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Republic of Tajikistan Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population (MOH), and the National Center for Healthy Lifestyles recognized six journalists today at an awards ceremony in Dushanbe for the best media materials on tuberculosis (TB).
Even though TB […]

TBEC at UN High Level Meeting on TB

TBEC at UN High Level Meeting on TB

On 26th of September, at least 40 Heads of State will gather in New York at the United Nations General Assembly first-ever High Level Meeting on Tuberculosis. It is the most significant political meeting ever held on TB. The meeting will result in a Political Declaration on TB endorsed by Heads of State that will […]

TBEC Board appoints Yuliya Chorna as new TBEC Director

TBEC Board appoints Yuliya Chorna as new TBEC Director

Since its inception in 2009, the TB Europe Coalition has aspired to unite civil society working on TB across the region to become more powerful advocates at regional, national and local level. Supporting meaningful involvement of civil society in health policies and people-centered services in the WHO European region has been the core of our […]

Global Fund grant to Ukraine finds treatment success for multidrug-resistant TB with two-pronged approach

Global Fund grant to Ukraine finds treatment success for multidrug-resistant TB with two-pronged approach

Author: Ivan Varentsov
Combining social and medical support achieves better treatment outcomes
According to the WHO, Ukraine remains a country with a high TB burden, and in 2014 it became one of the five countries with the highest burdens of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) in the world. The TB epidemic in Ukraine is marked by the spread […]

Helping a National TB Programme work with civil society: A workshop focused on one Oblast in Ukraine

Helping a National TB Programme work with civil society: A workshop focused on one Oblast in Ukraine

On July 5-6 2018, TB Europe Coalition in partnership with Ukrainian Center for Public Health and civil society counterparts – Labour and Health Social Initiatives and Alliance for Public Health ran a workshop aimed at helping NTP and social welfare leadership in one Oblast to better understand the nature of civil society organisations, what […]

Come Back Home Healthy: Photo Exhibition on TB and Migration Open in Bishkek and across Kyrgyzstan

Come Back Home Healthy: Photo Exhibition on TB and Migration Open in Bishkek and across Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic, August 10, 2018 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the global health and humanitarian non-governmental organization Project HOPE, the Kyrgyz Republic Migration and Border Services, Ministry of Health, National Tuberculosis (TB) Center, and the Initiative Group for establishment of a civil NGO platform on cross-border TB control in […]

Initiative 5% of Expertise France launches call on operational research focused entirely on TB

Initiative 5% of Expertise France launches call on operational research focused entirely on TB

For the first time the Initiative 5% of Expertise France has launched a call on operational research focused entirely on TB. This presents opportunities for OR on prevention and care of TB and MDR-TB in all the 47 eligible countries. Amongst others, projects could look at scalable strategies for testing and treating active and latent […]

Global Fund supports TBEC for regional activities

Global Fund supports TBEC for regional activities

TBEC Secretariat is happy to announce that TBEC has received a new grant from the Global Fund’s Community, Rights and Gender Strategic Initiative (CRG-SI) for the period of June 2018 to December 2019. This is the first grant TBEC has applied for and won as a newly established legal entity. The grant falls under the […]

Public Speaking Training and Regional Meeting of TB-REP Advocacy Partners in Istanbul

Public Speaking Training and Regional Meeting of TB-REP Advocacy Partners in Istanbul

From 18th to 21st of June 2018, two important events were held in Istanbul (Turkey) with the support of the TB Europe Coalition for the advocacy partners of the TB Regional EECA Project (TB-REP) on Strengthening Health Systems for Effective TB and DR-TB Control. Representatives of civil society organizations took part in the Public Speaking […]

AIDS 2018 Pre-conference Panel Discussion: Towards the UN High-Level Meeting on TB

AIDS 2018 Pre-conference Panel Discussion: Towards the UN High-Level Meeting on TB

TB 2018 was held ahead of the 22nd International AIDS Conference, AIDS 2018 and co-hosted by the International AIDS Society, the Stop TB Partnership and USAID.
On Sunday, June 22, Yuliya Chorna TB advocacy manager at ICF “Alliance for Public Health”, Ukraine and a vice chair of the Board for the regional network TB Europe Coalition […]