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At a high-level meeting in Dakar, Senegal, UNAIDS, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries in western and central Africa to do more to stop new HIV infections among children and adolescents and increase HIV testing and treatment coverage. Read More

The 1.8 Billion – Power Or Child’s Play?

There are about 1.8 billion young people aged between 10 to 24 years in the world. This is by far the largest generation of youth in history! Approximately half of them – 900 million – are adolescent girls and young women. Majority of the adolescent girls and young women live...

by Ronald Njoroge 25th Jan 2019 NAIROBI, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- African lawmakers and civil society organizations on Friday urged governments to increase domestic healthcare expenditure in order to end life-threatening epidemics such as HIV, malaria and Tuberculosis (TB). Stephen Mule, Kenyan legislator and chair of the Africa Parliamentary TB...

By Sophie Edwards, 26 September 2018 - www.devex.com TBILISI, Georgia — As world leaders gear up for a landmark United Nations meeting on tuberculosis this week, two pivotal trials in the small Eurasian country of Georgia are promising to break new ground in the fight against multidrug-resistant TB. July saw the launch...

The United Nations High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis

On 26 September in New York, global leaders gathered at the first ever United Nations High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis. Tuberculosis (TB) knows no boarders – it affects all countries and all age groups! In the latest 2018 Global Tuberculosis Report released by World Health Organisation (WHO), burden of TB is...

South Africa National Tuberculosis Caucus launch

Despite being Africa’s second largest economy, South Africa has over the past five years seen serious economic pressures including political uncertainty and high unemployment levels. Inasmuch as the government has been addressing challenges related to inequality, poverty and access to public services; tuberculosis remains a huge problem! South Africa is...

Africa for the UN High-level Meeting on Tuberculosis

After decades of overlooking Tuberculosis, it has finally emerged a worldwide political priority with the United Nations High Level Meeting scheduled for the 26th of September. World leaders will convene at the United Nations General Assembly in New York at the first ever high-level meeting that will discuss and set...

Global Tuberculosis Report 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a global TB report every year since 1997. The main aim of the report is to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease at global, regional and country levels....

INCREASED RESOURCES FOR HEALTH

Strengthened advocacy on domestic resource mobilization.  Through the Civil Society Platform on Health in Africa (CiSPHA) and Global Fund Advocates Network (GFAN) Africa, we worked with civil society to advocate for increased domestic investments in health. We provided civil society partners with data and other advocacy tools, at the national...

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