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CfP: Consultants to develop a framework for the roadmap on cooperation between National TB programs, health providers and civil society in the EECA region (TB-REP2.0)

CfP: Consultants to develop a framework for the roadmap on cooperation between National TB programs, health providers and civil society in the EECA region (TB-REP2.0)

TBEC announce a call for individual consultants to develop framework for the roadmap on cooperation between National TB programs, health providers and civil society in the EECA region within TB-REP2.0 project TB Europe Coalition invites individual consultants to indicate their interest to develop framework for the roadmap on cooperation between National TB programs, health providers and civil society in the EECA region in the framework of the implementation of the current tasks of the Global Fund Multi-Country Program “Advancing People-Centered Quality TB Care – From the New Model of Care Towards Improving DR-TB Early Detection and Treatment Outcomes” (TB-REP 2.0). The consultant would be expected to: Develop the framework roadmap to be applied in specific countries of the EECA region. The framework roadmap should be informed by the epidemiological, political situation of the East Europe and Central Asia region and be in line with existing recommendations for the region such as of WHO and Stop TB Partnership. Develop the template of the MoU or joint statement between NTPs and civil society. More detailed information is provided in the Request for Expression of Interest and Terms of Reference. Deadlines for this have now closed. This webpage is the product of an activity that More…

TBEC participates in 2013 WHO Review of Tajikistan TB Programme

TBEC participates in 2013 WHO Review of Tajikistan TB Programme

In July 2013, Fanny Voitzwinkler of Global Health Advocates, was part of the World Health Organization team as TBEC representative and Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilisation (ACSM) expert, which reviewed the Tajikistan National TB Programme (NTP). As part of the review, TBEC met with half a dozen NGOs, international partners such as Project HOPE, USAID, and KNCV, health workers, former patients as well as community and religious leaders in Dushanbe the capital city but also in the Khatlon region/oblast in the southern part of the country. Tajikistan has a high burden of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), and is one of 18 countries in the WHO European Region in which TB control is the highest priority. Of the 6850 total cases registered in Tajikistan in 2012, 80% (5484) were new cases. The case-detection rate has improved over recent years, but remains low: 47% (39–57%). Civil society involvement in TB care and control is quite impressive in Tajikistan. 37 local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have been working on TB projects. Most of them have started their activities in the past five to ten years and rely on 3096 volunteers trained on outreach activities around health issues. NGOs are providing crucial services to patients and More…

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