MPs visiting Liverpool institutions on 16th November to promote TB research

The co-chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Global Tuberculosis  and Global TB Caucus, Nick Herbert MP, and other local MPs (including Louise Ellman MP, Dan Carden MP, and Angela Eagle MP) will be visiting Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) on Friday 16th November 2018. Continue reading “MPs visiting Liverpool institutions on 16th November to promote TB research”

Join us in the Community Space at The Union 2018

UKAPTB and leading tuberculosis charity TB Alert have joined forces to host a session at the Union World Conference on Lung Health in The Hague.  The session, “What is the pathway to developing more effective collaboration between civil society and academia in applied health research?”, is free to attend and open to all, taking place at 13.15-14.15 (please note this is later than the originally published time) on Thursday, 25th October in the Community Space section of the venue. Continue reading “Join us in the Community Space at The Union 2018”

British University and Medical Leaders Call on PM to attend UN TB Meeting

Today, UK Academics and Professionals to End Tuberculosis sent a letter to the Prime Minister, which calls on her to attend the first ever United Nations High Level Meeting on Tuberculosis, in New York next month. Continue reading “British University and Medical Leaders Call on PM to attend UN TB Meeting”

Report from the interactive civil society hearing for the UN high level meeting on TB

2018 is a landmark year for TB, with the first ever United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) High-Level Meeting (HLM) on the fight against tuberculosis planned for the 26th September in New York. The HLM aims to deliver an ambitious political declaration on TB endorsed by Heads of State, that will strengthen action and investments to end TB. Continue reading “Report from the interactive civil society hearing for the UN high level meeting on TB”

MPs to Debate Ending TB in House of Commons on 7th June

Thanks to some very hard work and persuasive arguments from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Global Tuberculosis (APPG-TB), the exciting news has just been announced that up to three hours on 7th June has been set aside in the House of Commons for a debate on Ending TB. Continue reading “MPs to Debate Ending TB in House of Commons on 7th June”