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Posts tagged "tuberculosis"

Belarus National Dialogue

The aim of the National dialogue is to provide assistance to bridge the gap between civil society and the health services of the Republic of Belarus to provide people-centered TB services and develop a regional policy document on the roles of civil society and community in people-centered models of care.
If you are interested in this […]

Regional meeting on Civil Society Capacity Building for DR-TB

Regional meeting on Civil Society Capacity Building for DR-TB

When new, effective medicines providing safe treatment for widespread debilitating diseases, it is vitally important to ensure that everyone who needs such medicines has access to them.
Existing TB treatments are incredibly gruelling for the patient, but medical innovations (shorter or safer treatments, new medicines, or more exact methods of diagnosis) can genuinely relieve a patient’s […]

Kyrgyzstan Conducts "Gender and Legal Assessment in TB"

Kyrgyzstan Conducts “Gender and Legal Assessment in TB”

Kyrgyzstan is conducting “Gender and Legal Assessment in TB” with the support of Stop TB Partnership and the participation of international experts Nonna Turusbekova and Samanta Sokolowski. This kind of TB assessment is carried out for the first time.
On the 2nd of December 2015, a round-table was held in Bishkek on the topic “Gender-based and […]

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 […]

Access to health care critical for internally displaced Roma in Ukraine

Access to health care critical for internally displaced Roma in Ukraine

Europe is home for 12 to 15 million members of the Roma minority whose living experience exposes them to marginalization, which is manifest in health status: Roma exhibit some of the worst morbidity and mortality indicators in the Europe region. The World Bank, the UNDP, and the Council of Europe report that TB is more […]

TB Europe Coalition meets and trains TB civil society and communities in Tajikistan

TB Europe Coalition meets and trains TB civil society and communities in Tajikistan

From 15 to 19 April 2015, members of the TBEC Steering Committee visited Tajikistan in order to meet with key stakeholders working on Tuberculosis (TB) and build the advocacy capacity of civil society and communities. This was the first TBEC visit in Central Asia and was facilitated by the recently created STOP TB Partnership Tajikistan […]

Over 45 Civil Society Organisations Urge the Commissioner for Health to Plan Coordinated Response to Tackle Tuberculosis in Europe

Over 45 Civil Society Organisations Urge the Commissioner for Health to Plan Coordinated Response to Tackle Tuberculosis in Europe

More than 45 civil society organisations co-submitted a letter to the new Commissioner for Health and Food Safety to use his role to champion the need for an improved response to the multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) epidemic in the Europe region. The initiaitve for this letter was spear headed by the TB Europe Coalition.
The letter […]

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 […]

LAUNCH OF THE 2014 GLOBAL TUBERCULOSIS REPORT: Is Tuberculosis becoming the world’s deadliest communicable disease?

LAUNCH OF THE 2014 GLOBAL TUBERCULOSIS REPORT: Is Tuberculosis becoming the world’s deadliest communicable disease?

RUSSIAN VERSION BELOW
 
Brussels, 22 October 2014 – The Tuberculosis Europe Coalition is deeply concerned by the increase in TB cases and deaths disclosed today by the 2014 Global TB Report and calls on the European Union to increase its political and financial commitment to fight this disease in Europe and worldwide.
The new report by the […]

MDR-TB casts a shadow over Russia

MDR-TB casts a shadow over Russia

Tuberculosis and, in particular, drug-resistant forms of the disease have long been a burden on many countries in Eastern Europe and the Russian Federation is no exception. A video recently produced by Channel 4 News in the UK highlights the growing problem that the country has with multidrug-resistant TB in the general population but also […]

Moldovan CSOs join together to help defeat TB

Moldovan CSOs join together to help defeat TB

On 17th May 2013, seven civil society organisations in Moldova have recently come together to found the ‘National Platform of CSOs active in the field of TB control’. The group was formed in order to ensure that individual organisations working at a community level could harness their collective energy and have a significant positive impact at a […]

New European Committee on DR-TB appoints TB Europe Coalition as Chair

New European Committee on DR-TB appoints TB Europe Coalition as Chair

On 4 December, the first meeting of the Regional Interagency Collaborative Committee on TB care and control (RICC-TB) took place in Copenhagen. The TB Europe Coalition had been pushing for the creation of this oversight mechanism for the past few years to make sure a stronger commitment be made in the fight against drug-resistant TB […]

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