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Nigeria pledges US$ 12 million at the Sixth Global Fund Replenishment Conference

Abuja, 15 October 2019 – HIV, tuberculosis and malaria are preventable and treatable diseases, yet globally they kill more than 2.6 million people each year. The world has committed through the Sustainable Development Goals to end these epidemics by 2030. In a spirit of global solidarity, the Sixth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund to […]

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Health Thought Leadership Series

National TB Conference 2019: Building Stronger Partnerships to End TB in Nigeria

Despite years of neglect — these are exciting times for the prevention and treatment of tuberculosis (TB)! A new treatment regimen for drug resistant tuberculosis with the potential of cutting treatment time by 75% is gaining traction and a new urine based test may make diagnosis a lot easier. Despite these, challenges remain in Nigeria, especially around […]

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United Nations General Assembly To Convene Historic High-Level Meeting on TB with Heads of State

15 December 2016 – Geneva, Switzerland – Following a campaign launched by Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi, Chair of the Stop TB Partnership Board and Minister of Health of South Africa, the United Nations General Assembly has agreed to hold a High-Level Meeting (HLM) on Tuberculosis through a resolution endorsed today by member states at UN headquarters […]

STBPN: 2016 National Tuberculosis Conference

The Stop TB Partnership Nigeria (STBPN) in collaboration with the Childhood TB Steering Committee of the National TB, Leprosy and Buruli Control Programme convenes the 2016 National Tuberculosis Conference scheduled to hold on 17-18th May 2016 at the Nicon Luxury Hotel, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Theme: ”THE HIDDEN FACE OF TUBERCULOSIS: CHALLENGES IN IDENTIFICATION AND MANAGEMENT […]

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Africa Nigeria Thought Leadership Series

On World TB Day, there is little to celebrate in Nigeria

As the Ebola epidemic in West Africa slows and falls away from the headlines, there is a temptation to view this outbreak as an isolated event and go back to life as usual. In Nigeria, the fairly successful response to the Ebola epidemic has brought a bit of credibility to the Nigerian health sector, with […]