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Posts tagged "ACTION"
Protecting EU Aid Will Protect the Health of the Poor AND Makes Economic Sense

Protecting EU Aid Will Protect the Health of the Poor AND Makes Economic Sense

This post was originally posted on the ACTION Global Health Advocacy Partnership’s blog and is being re-blogged here: 
Bruno Rivalan is Advocacy Manager at Global Health Advocates France, an ACTION partner. Elisa Baldini is Advocacy and Campaigns Officer with Plan EU. This blog originally appeared on the Action for Global Health network’s website. 
This Friday, behind closed […]

Activist Marches and Civil Society Declarations: This Year's Union Conference

Activist Marches and Civil Society Declarations: This Year’s Union Conference

Credit) WHO/ Sam Nuttall
Civil society advocates made their presence strongly felt at this year’s Union Conference on Lung Health in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. While the TB community has been described as having a reputation of being ‘highly technical, precise, and subdued’ this was not the case in Kuala Lumpur.
At the opening ceremony of the Conference around 100 […]

New report highlights the urgent need for action on childhood tuberculosis

New report highlights the urgent need for action on childhood tuberculosis

Credit: Gary Hampton
A new report, Children and Tuberculosis: From Neglect to Action, outlining recommendations on how the international community and affected countries can combat childhood TB was released today by the ACTION global health advocacy partnership. 
Despite the international community paying increasing attention to the issue of childhood tuberculosis and despite it being both preventable and treatable, TB remains […]

Children and TB: A Researcher’s Perspective

When I first began researching children and TB, I started with a simple question: how many children get sick with TB each year?
The answer I got was shocking: “We’re not completely sure.”
As a researcher, I found this difficult to believe. TB has been around for thousands of years, so how it that we still […]

ACTION Releases Eye-Opening Report Children and Tuberculosis: Exposing a Hidden Epidemic

ACTION’s enlightening analysis of the link between the burden of tuberculosis (TB) and the world’s most vulnerable children – those who are malnourished, orphans, or living with HIV sheds light on a neglected epidemic. The report, Children and Tuberculosis: Exposing a Hidden Epidemic, is a reminder that TB is not a disease of the past […]