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Engaging Policy Makers Ahead of the Ministerial Conference and UN High-Level Meeting on TB

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October 25
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM EDT
Webinar

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Join Treatment Action Group (TAG) and the Global Coalition of TB Activists (GCTA) for a webinar on how civil society and community groups can initiate a dialogue with their national governments in advance of the Ministerial Conference in Moscow. Panelists will debut new, community-developed outreach tools and share strategies to maintain an open channel for communication and accountability in the lead up to the UN High-Level Meeting on TB and beyond.

Panelists include:

1) Jeffry Acaba, ACT Asia Pacific
2) Fanny Voitzwinkler, TB Europe Coalition
3) Sharonann Lynch, Médecins Sans Frontières
4) Timur Abdullaev, TB People
5) Anele Yawa, Treatment Action Campaign

Moderator: Marcus Low, Spotlight

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Overcoming Challenges in the Introduction and Scale-Up of Newer Drugs for the Treatment of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis: Lessons from the Field

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Symposium at the 2017 Union World Conference on Lung Health
October 12
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Hall 9, Jalisco Hall
Guadalajara, Mexico

MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION FOR 2017 UNION WORLD CONFERENCE ON LUNG HEALTH
(Conference registration is required to attend the symposium. Register online by October 10. On-site registration available after October 10)

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MSF at the 48th Union World Conference On Lung Health

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EndTB Symposium: Accelerating TB Elimination Through Access to Bedaquiline and Delamanid
October 12
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Hall 10, Jalisco Hall
Guadalajara, Mexico

The symposium will provide an update on the UNITAID-funded endTB initiative and findings, including culture conversion and reversion and adverse events for the 600 people who have received bedaquiline or delamanid.

Community space (Encuentro) session: Five urgent improvements to DR-TB treatment
October 13
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Foro – Encuentro Expo
Guadalajara, Mexico

Evidence for treatment with newer DR-TB drugs, shorter treatment regimens, ambulatory care instead of hospitisation, and fast-track registration of new drugs.

MSF Symposium: Reducing Catastrophic Costs for People with TB through Patient-Centred care
October 14
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Hall 10, Jalisco Hall

Session will analyse the barriers to reducing costs and burden for people with drug-resistant TB including: decentralised and ambulatory treater, shorter treatment and newer drugs to reduce toxicity, and interventions to reduce out-of-pocket costs of treatment.


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