Abdusamad Latifov is a TB Activist at Stop TB Tajikstan, working on the front lines to fight the disease in his country. "TB is not just a medical problem, it's a social problem," he explains. Learn more about Abdusamad's story and what Stop TB Tajikistan is doing to end TB.
Despite general economic growth and a growing middle class, Indonesia has the fifth highest number of children suffering from chronic malnutrition in the world. This one story represents a larger success. In Generasi’s latest impact evaluation, its biggest impact was in cutting malnutrition and stunting. Childhood malnutrition was reduced by 2.2 percentage points, or nearly 10 percent over the control group in areas where Generasi was implemented.
Progress in involving civil society in national TB programmes across the European region is falling short. As 2015 is quickly approaching, this report finds that only one of the eight indicators related to the community aspects of the Consolidated Action Plan to Prevent and Combat M/XDR-TB 2011-2015 (MAP) has been met.
A new research report from ACTION shows that joint TB-HIV activities are neglected by HIV programs and overwhelmingly carried out by TB programs, and that global guidelines to address TB-HIV have not been prioritized by leading donors and affected countries.