• How to Protect Ourselves from TB

    Brochure for communities 24 March 2020 The most effective intervention available to reduce the risk of latent TB infection progressing to active TB disease is TB preventive treatment (TPT). However, globally the uptake of TPT continues to be low due to deep knowledge gaps. On World TB Day, we are glad to share with you […]

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  • A Human Rights Based Response to TB Workshop

    Rhetoric of Rights to Reality of Rights – A Human Rights-based Response to TB Lately TB and Human Rights has gained a lot of attention and progress towards Human Rights as an integral component of TB response. A rights based response in TB was not considered until a couple of years ago. The Global Coalition […]

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  • The Global Coalition of TB Activists Board Meeting

    Amsterdam : The training module Transforming the TB Response – Capacity Building of Communities to be Change Agents was pre-launched at the GCTA board meeting taking place in Amsterdam. The module was developed by GCTA in extensive consultation with partners globally, including partners from regional coalitions, drug user forums, trans gender groups, sex worker networks, […]

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  • WHO Civil Society Task Force at the Strategic and Technical Advisory Group Meeting

    11 – 13 JUNE 2019, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND Our CEO, Blessina Kumar represented GCTA at the Strategic and Technical Advisory Group meeting hosted by WHO in Geneva, Switzerland from the 11 – 13 June 2019 as a member of the WHO Civil Society Task Force on TB (CSTF). She had the opportunity to push for patient-centred […]

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  • Nominations for 2019 Reach Awards Now Open(Recognizing Excellence Around Champions of Health)

    The REACH Awards honor frontline health workers and innovators striving to reach the last mile of disease elimination for polio, malaria, NTDs and other preventable infectious diseases. The 2019 REACH Award Categories include: Unsung Hero Award: An extraordinary individual who has played a transformative, frontline role in the field of disease elimination, but has been […]

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  • Transforming the TB Response – Capacity Building of Communities to be Change Agents

    Globally, TB continues to one of the top 10 killers in the world even after a steady increase in political will and commitment to eradicate TB. We believe that one of the reasons for this is the lack of effective engagement of affected communities in the TB response. Ending TB is only possible by meaningfully […]

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  • Stakeholder and Partners Consultation on Capacity Building Modules – Change Agents Training

    Globally, TB continues to one of the top 10 killers in the world even after a steady increase in political will and commitment to eradicate TB. We believe that this failure can be attributed only to the missing link between the affected communities and policy makers. We can only end TB by meaningfully engaging with […]

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