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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 […]

GOOD NEWS from KAZAKHSTAN:  Tuberculosis on decrease in the last 10 years

GOOD NEWS from KAZAKHSTAN: Tuberculosis on decrease in the last 10 years

According to the Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the country made a good progress in the tuberculosis incidence and mortality.
Over the last 10 years the incidence of TB in Kazakhstan decreased by 2.2 times and the mortality rate decreased by 5 times. In 2015, the incidence decreased by 11.9% […]

High level event on sustainability of TB and HIV responses held in Tbilisi, Georgia

High level event on sustainability of TB and HIV responses held in Tbilisi, Georgia

From 28-30 September, a TBEC delegation attended a high level dialogue in Tbilisi ‘Road to Success’. We joined technical experts, civil society, donors, international agencies and Ministers to discuss the transition of some countries from donor support to domestic funding in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
The high level regional dialogue, hosted by the Georgian government […]

IAS 2015: Review of clinics in Eastern Europe, southern Europe and Latin America of patients with HIV diagnosed with MDR-TB between 2011 and 2013

IAS 2015: Review of clinics in Eastern Europe, southern Europe and Latin America of patients with HIV diagnosed with MDR-TB between 2011 and 2013

The 8th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2015) is held in Vancouver, Canada from 19th July to 22nd July 2015. IAS is organized in partnership with the University of British Columbia (UBC) Division of AIDS, based at St. Paul’s Hospital, Providence Health Care. The event is a great opportunity for all […]

Tuberculosis Advocates Participate in TBEC Advocacy Workshop

Tuberculosis Advocates Participate in TBEC Advocacy Workshop

On the 25 – 26 May 2015, the TB Europe Coalition organised a two-day Regional Advocacy training on TB control for civil society organisation (CSO) representatives and former TB patients.
The training was held prior to the Wolfheze conference in the Hague, Netherlands.  Participants were CSO representatives as well as former TB patients involved in TB […]

Tuberculosis Wolfheze Workshops Kicking Off Next Week

Tuberculosis Wolfheze Workshops Kicking Off Next Week

The 17th Wolfheze Workshops is jointly organized by the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe), the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation on 27 May – 29 May 2015, in Hague, the Netherlands
The Wolfheze movement dates back to 1990 when the first Regional meeting on TB control […]

The TB Europe Coalition Visit to Belarus

The TB Europe Coalition Visit to Belarus

As part of a TB Europe Coalition (TBEC) series of field visit, three members of TBEC visited Belarus in November 2014.
These visits have been to countries in the WHO European Region with a high burden of multidrug-resistant TB. To date TBEC has visited Moldova, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus and […]

Azerbaijan Brings Quality Tuberculosis Care to Prisons

Azerbaijan Brings Quality Tuberculosis Care to Prisons

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), tuberculosis (TB) is a major public health problem in many prisons and infection rates are often more than 10 times higher than in the general population. Frequently overcrowded and poorly ventilated, many prisons also lack early detection and sound treatment programmes to combat the disease.
However, in Azerbaijan—a country […]

TBEC joins Civil Society Organisations to Improve Global TB discourse Language

TBEC joins Civil Society Organisations to Improve Global TB discourse Language

10 March 2015 – TBEC Joins other Civil Society Organisations to Call for the Retirement of Stigmatising and Criminalising language from the Global TB Discourse
The Community Research Advisors Group (CRAG) and other civil society organizations (including TBEC) sent an open letter to the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (the Union) calling for the […]

USAID launches new tuberculosis control program in Tajikistan

USAID launches new tuberculosis control program in Tajikistan

DUSHANBE (TCA) — The United States Ambassador to Tajikistan Susan Elliott and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Wednesday launched the USAID Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program, a new regional program to improve diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis in Tajikistan, the U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe said.
The new program is an extension of TB […]

Summary of the research of  "The Role and Challenges for INGOs in tackling TB in Tajikistan"

Summary of the research of “The Role and Challenges for INGOs in tackling TB in Tajikistan”

My name is Zulfiya.  I am a new TB European Coalition Coordinator.  I am originally from   Tajikistan but have been living in the UK since 2012.   I  recently obtained a Master’s degree  from the London School of Economics and Political Science, for which I conducted research “The Role and Challenges of INGOs in tackling TB in Tajikistan”. Here […]

Former MDR-TB patient and TB advocate, Marina, meets with the European Parliament

Former MDR-TB patient and TB advocate, Marina, meets with the European Parliament

Between 18th and 19th November, TB Europe Coalition members, RESULTS UK and Global Health Advocates, had the exciting opportunity to welcome Marina to Brussels to brief decision-makers on the severity of the TB epidemic (TB) in the European Union (EU). Marina fought two years to defeat multidrug resistant TB (MDR-TB) and is now a great […]