Educational film for physicians

USAID STbCU Project and Ninepro.video studio created educational film for physicians and familly doctors. The film tells a compelling story about crucial issues of TB diagnosis, treatment, and prevention at the primary health care level. It emphasizes the importance and effectiveness of PHC involvement in TB control, and outlines major WHO recommendations on TB interventions at Read more››

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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››

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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››

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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››

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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››

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Project news

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Draft Tuberculosis Action Plan for the WHO European Region, 2016-2020

The strategic directions, targets and areas of TB-related interventions are highlighted in the draft of a new TB Action Plan, 2016-2020, (download the *PDF document). The new Action Plan is in line with the Post-2015 Global TB Strategy and the Health 2020 policy framework. It was widely discussed at the Region-wide consultation  with National TB Programme (NTP) managers, partners and Read more››

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USAID and Janssen Therapeutics announce US$30 million worth of free bedaquiline to treat drug-resistant TB

12th December, 2014 – Geneva, Switzerland – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Johnson & Johnson affiliate, Janssen Therapeutics, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to provide a newly developed tuberculosis drug for free to patients suffering from strains of TB that are resistant to two or more antibiotics.   Read more››

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The Global Fund approved a grant for Ukraine

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has approved an application from Ukraine for a three-year funding of the consolidated TB and HIV / AIDS program. The total amount of the grant is USD 133,881,757. The program will be implemented from January, 1, 2015 to December, 31 2017. The preparation process was organized by Read more››


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