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Supporting Applications to the Global Fund’s New Funding Model

18 avr 2014 | Under News | Posted by

From 14 – 17th April, the Roll Back Malaria Partnership’s Harmonization Working Group organized two workshops to support countries interested in applying to the Global Fund in 2014. The first meeting focused on countries currently preparing applications for the May and June deadlines. These countries are making good progress in preparing concept notes which outline […]

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WHO – New Guidance for the Management of TB in Children

10 avr 2014 | Under Information, News | Posted by

The World Health Organization has just published its new Guidance for National Tuberculosis Programmes on the Treatment of TB in Children. This guidance updates the previous edition, published in 2006 and provides recommendations on the management of children with TB, based on the latest evidence available. These new Guidelines are part of a welcome move […]

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World TB Day, 24th March

24 mar 2014 | Under Information | Posted by

As the world celebrates World TB Day on 24th March, the Lancet has published a special edition highlighting some of the many issues, challenges and developments in this area. For further information, see the Lancet Tuberculosis 2014 edition. The Global Alliance for TB Drug Development is working to address the gap in R&D and access […]

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Internship opportunity: social media and health, Nigeria

12 mar 2014 | Under Job opportunities | Posted by

Are you a dynamic young African looking to break into the communications field? EpiAfric is a Nigerian-led public health consultancy looking for an intern to help build their health communications. Are you tech-savvy, with an entrepreneurial, self-starter approach to opportunities? Could you help redesign a social media space into an interactive platform? Would you like […]

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Roadmap for Childhood TB: Towards Zero Deaths

1 oct 2013 | Under Information | Posted by

Recognising the need to improve treatment and prevention of childhood TB, the Roadmap for Childhood TB has been launched in Washington DC. The roadmap draws attention to the challenges of addressing childhood TB: 74,000 children are estimated to have died of TB in 2012, with just over a half a million new cases affecting children […]

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