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July conference call recording now available

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I’m pleased to share that a recording of the July grassroots conference call is now available to download here .

This month’s call focused on how we can help end TB for good and the...

September conference call recording now available

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I’m pleased to share that a recording of the September grassroots conference call is now available to download here .

With just over a week until The Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria’s Fifth Replenishment...

How can we work with parliamentarians to tackle drug-resistant TB?

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After attending the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Liverpool last week, Baroness Suttie from the UK reflects on her work with the Global TB Caucus - and how civil society and parliamentarians can work together

Last week I travelled to the 47 th Union...

November conference call recording now available

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I’m pleased to share that a recording of the November grassroots conference call is now available to download here .

With new...

It's not every day you get a promising new lead in the arms race against TB

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One of my most embarrassing talking points on tuberculosis is that there have been no new first-line treatments for TB since before we put a man on the moon. This is a ridiculous amount of time to not have new, widely used treatments for a disease that kills 1.8 million people each year....

The rise of the resistant bug

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The discovery of penicillin changed the world. Alexander Fleming revolutionised the way we see microbial infections by discovering the first antibiotic, a feat that ultimately awarded him joint Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Florey & Chain in 1945. The World Health Organisation...

The stories behind the statistics

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We are often told about how difficult and arduous treatments for TB are. Nobody knows this better than those affected by TB or those working on the frontline providing treatment. At the end of last year I met with three TB advocates at the Union World Conference on Lung Health in Liverpool – the...

Do we have a lack of political will to end TB?

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Today is World TB Day 2017. In the past decade, every World TB Day press release or statement could have been exactly the same, only changing one number – the number of deaths – and it’s going in the wrong direction.

Figures from a recent report highlight the staggering future human and...

From donor funding to domestic leaders: why country ownership matters

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In all societies there are many ways to foster change. Take a look at the United Kingdom and you’ll see various activities which a wide range of groups use to bring about new, improved or different ways of doing things. Our grassroots campaigners are excellent examples of this. They spend their...

Why does engagement and coordination on TB matter at the European level?

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Established in 2009, TB Europe Coalition (TBEC) is the only regional civil society network working exclusively on TB in the European region. Since its foundation, TBEC has been actively supported by RESULTS UK. With increasing rates of drug-resistant TB...

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