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EU urged to maintain health aid to help combat TB

EU urged to maintain health aid to help combat TB

Global health officials have recently urged the EU and others donors to continue supporting the fight against TB and other poverty-related diseases through development aid. Twelve years on from the Abuja Declaration African nations have made significant inroads in combating tuberculosis (TB) and the HIV virus, according to a new report by the United Nations’

Tuberculosis targets in the post-MDG era

Tuberculosis targets in the post-MDG era

With the  deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) approaching there has been increasing discussion on what the next ten-year objective for TB should be. In the current framework, while global TB figures are on course to meet MDG 6 of halving prevalence of TB by 2015, in Eastern Europe and Africa TB incidences are not decreasing and

'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 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

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

New HIV Collaborative Fund Grant Programme for advocacy on TB/HIV

Find below (in Russian only) guidelines and application form for a new grant programme on advocacy for TB and HIV.
FGLgr_Pieteikums2011 (application form)
FGLgr_Vadlinijas2011 (guidelines)

 
NGOs (preferably young NGOs, which have been working for a year or less) and non-registered initiative groups from 15 countries of the former USSR only (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania,

EU 7th Research Framework Programme call relevant for TB

The FP7 (7th Research Framework Programme of the EU) call has recently been published (20 July). It includes a heading on Detection and Diagnosis as well as a heading on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria, both relevant for us and partners.
Under 2.3 “Translational research in major infectious diseases: to confront major threats to public health”
2.3.2: HIV/AIDS,

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