From October 5-8 2015, the ACTION global health advocacy partnership (www.ACTION.org) will host a public speaking and media skills training for TB and Global Fund advocates working in countries with high burdens of tuberculosis (TB). Applications now being accepted until August 11.
ACTION’s message to decision makers at the 3rd UN Financing for Development Conference
When doctors and scientists raise the alarm about microbes current medicines can’t cure, many people imagine terrifying new diseases. But new data released for World Tuberculosis (TB) Day show that the poster child for antibiotic resistance isn‘t a mysterious superbug — but an ancient disease we know all too well.
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has released a list of approved programs waiting to be funded, providing a picture of the range of opportunities that exist to accelerate the fight against the three diseases.
The ACTION global health advocacy partnership thanks world leaders for significant new commitments that will accelerate efforts to ensure the world’s poorest children can access vaccines.
Leading international aid agencies and campaigners are warning that the world’s largest partnership for child immunization faces up to a $US 500 million funding shortfall for the next phase of its life-saving work, just one week before a crucial funding summit in Berlin.