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TB REACH Scales up Funding to Deepen Impact of 8 Successful Wave 5 Projects to Find the Missing Millions

07/27/2018

26 July 2018 I Geneva, Switzerland – Stop TB Partnership’s innovative grants mechanism TB REACH will continue the funding of eight successful Wave 5 projects through the  ‘Transition to Scale Up’ Grants Framework that funds innovative approaches to fight TB. The successful projects are given an opportunity to apply for additional funds to scale up […]

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Countdown to the first-ever UN High-Level Meeting on TB

06/27/2018

27 June 2018 | GENEVA – Only 90 days are left to the first-ever UN High-Level Meeting (UNHLM) on TB, which will bring together Heads of State in New York on 26 September 2018. Now is the time for everyone to engage, support, amplify messages and work to ensure a very successful event in September. The […]

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Interactive civil society hearing in preparation of the high-level meeting on the fight against tuberculosis

06/04/2018

Statement by H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, President of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly, at the interactive civil society hearing in preparation of the high-level meeting on the fight against tuberculosis Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, The General Assembly decided to hold its first ever high-level meeting on the fight against tuberculosis on 26 […]

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71st World Health Assembly commits to accelerate action to End TB

05/29/2018

28 May 2018 | GENEVA – Efforts to end TB were in the spotlight at the 71st World Health Assembly (WHA) on 20-26 May 2018.  After one year in office, WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus opened the WHA with an ambitious agenda for change. World Health Assembly delegates agreed on the Organization’s 13th General Programme of […]

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UN High-Level Meeting on TB: High Expectations

05/24/2018

An upcoming UN high-level meeting dedicated to tuberculosis has raised expectations that 2018 can be a watershed moment in the effort to end TB. At the sidelines of the 71st World Health Assembly, the Global Fund spoke to health ministers from across the world, who expressed optimism that 2018 can be a turning point in […]

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Statement on the Trump Administration’s Budget Blueprint

03/16/2017

For immediate release Contact:  lorriemchugh@gmail.com Statement of UN Special Envoy on Tuberculosis Dr. Eric P. Goosby on the Trump Administration’s Budget Blueprint   In releasing the Trump Administration’s Budget Blueprint today, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget stated that this is a “hard power, not a soft power budget.”  This statement is […]

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Multidrug-resistant TB rates soaring in west Africa, WHO warns

11/03/2016

Sarah Boseley, Health Editor – The Guardian US

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Let’s Make TB History

11/03/2016

By Bill Gates – November 1, 2016

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