USAID STbCU project has been officially launched in the Lviv oblast

October 24, Lviv. USAID STbCU project has been officially launched in the Lviv oblast. The protocol of intentions, which frameworks future cooperation at the region aimed to improve the quality and availability of TB services in the Lviv oblast, was signed by Kartlos Kankadze, USAID Project’s chief of party and Bohdan Chechotka, Head of the Lviv oblast Read more››

Kryvyy Rih outpatient TB treatment model

USAID STbCU-supported model of outpatient TB treatment in the Kryvyy Rih city was recently presentat at the national seminar of Tb doctors. The experience gained at the process of implementation of this model, can be applied in the other reqgions too.  STbCU publishes the destription of the Kryvyy Rih model and supplementary documents, to the attention of those Ukrainian Read more››

Over 450 Dnipropetrovsk citizens talked to physicians about TB at the USAID Filed day

On September 13, 2014, as part of the USAID Field Day, concurrent with City Day celebrations, STbCU presented its activities in Dnipropetrovsk. Over 450 visitors participated in activities at the STbCU tent. People talked to physicians from oblast TB facility, improved their knowledge on TB symptoms, prevention, diagnostic and treatment, and had fun playing games and Read more››

USAID Administrator Visited Odesa Oblast TB facility

On June 17, 2014, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah visited the Odesa Oblast TB facility and got acquainted with activities and results of USAID Strengthening TB Control in Ukraine Project efforts in the Odesa oblast. Odesa Oblast TB Dispensary is a key oblast counterpart, which is advancing regional TB control services based on Read more››

Social advertisement about TB on public transport in Kryvyi Rih

On March 21, 2014, to commemorate the World TB Day, the STbCU Project together with the Kryvyy Rih city administration, city TB dispensary and Center "Zdorovya"  launched an advocacy campaign in Kryvyy Rih. The aim of the campaign is to improve availability of ambulatory TB services in the city, which has hard TB and TB/HIV burden. Read more››


Project news


Students of the Lviv Medical college know. What about you?

On November 19-20, 2014, STbCU specialists presented the Project-made educational movie to students of the Lviv medical college. The college educates nurses and pharmacologists. More than 100 students visited the presentation and participated in the discussion. Following the discussion, the students filled in a questioner, which the Project specially developed for PHC nurses on the base Read more››


Two new treatment regimens for MDR-TB to be tested since 2015

6 November 2014, Paris, France – The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) announced plans for new clinical research that will evaluate the effectiveness of two new treatment regimens for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). If successful, the study will provide robust new evidence on the effectiveness of both an all-oral and a six-month Read more››

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UNAIDS reports that reaching Fast-Track Targets will avert nearly 28 million new HIV infections and end the AIDS epidemic as a global health threat by 2030

If the world does not rapidly scale up in the next five years, the epidemic is likely to spring back with a higher rate of new HIV infections than today GENEVA/LOS ANGELES, 18 November 2014—The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has announced that taking a Fast-Track approach over the next five years will Read more››

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Head of MOH’s group on health reforms talked to the participants of TB infection control training

Volodymyr Kurpita, Head of MOH's group on health reforms talked to the participants of TB infection control training, organized by the project on November 5, 2014. He informed on the five directions which will be targeted by the reform: financing, service delivery, drug-management, public health and human resources. Training participants, who mostly represented the State Sanitary Read more››

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Advocacy fact sheets on ambulatory care, TB-HIV integration and involvement of communities

The Regional Collaborative Committee on TB developed three advocacy fact sheets in English and Russian on ambulatory care, TB-HIV integration and the involvement of civil society and communities in TB care, which contain best practices and recommendations specifically tailored to the European region. These are short advocacy fact sheets that can be used in daily advocacy Read more››

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