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Ending the TB Epidemic Sabina Rogers

TB-HIV:  A social disease made worse by poor political will

Posted by Sabina Rogers on Aug 18, 2016  | 

Abdusamad Latifov of STOP TB Partnership, Tajikistan and an ACTION media champion, spoke at the launch of action's new TB-HIV report, "From Policy to Practice." He told the assembled audience, "The progress made in TB and HIV services [in East Europe and Central Asia] is dangerously at risk if governments don’t step up to the plate to increase domestic funding." Read his full prepared remarks. Read More

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Investing in Nutrition Nandini Pillai

We need ambitious action to end malnutrition by 2030

Posted by Nandini Pillai on Aug 12, 2016  | 

On the eve of the Olympic opening ceremony, Brazil, the UK, and Japan, hosted a Nutrition for Growth (N4G) event to discuss global progress made in tackling malnutrition and the need for increased investments and political commitments. ACTION also released an update to the N4G scorecard, which calls for bold new pledges at the next N4G summit at a re-commitment to delivering on 2013 pledges. Read More

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Ending the TB Epidemic David Bryden

AIDS 2016: A reason for optimism for TB advocates

Posted by David Bryden on Aug 04, 2016  | 

As a tuberculosis (TB) advocate attending the International AIDS Conference, I am used to TB seeming quite extraneous to the burning issues that animate most activists, leaders and the media attending the meetings. Despite being responsible for 1 in 3 AIDS-related deaths, few AIDS organizations discuss TB, and it is easy to get discouraged. Read More

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Ending the TB Epidemic

Uncoupling the ‘deadly duo’: from policy to practice in the response to TB-HIV

Posted by RESULTS Australia on Aug 02, 2016  | 

In an article on Croakey.org, Dr Michelle Imison, from the advocacy group, RESULTS International (Australia), outlines why Australians should be concerned about this “deadly duo” that is causing needless suffering and death on our doorstep, and what we can do about it. Read More

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