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Thursday, January 24, 2019
Call for Stop TB Partnership's 2017 Kochon Prize Nominations for TB Researchers and Developers.
29 November 2017 - Geneva, Switzerland - Stop TB Partnership is extending the application deadline for the 2017 Kochon Prize, further to its call for nominations earlier this month. This year we are celebrating the TB research and development community.
Funded by the Kochon Foundation, a non-profit foundation based in the Republic of Korea, the USD 65,000 prize is awarded once a year to an individual and/or organization that has made a significant contribution in the fight against TB.
The National TB Control Program conducted its first National Consultative Planning (NCP) last February 7-10, 2017 at Bali Village Hotel Resort and Kubo Spa, Tagaytay City. This has been a back-to-back activity with the National AIDS/STI Prevention and Control Program (NASCP) in the conduct of its operational planning with the regional coordinators for HIV Strategic Plan 2018-2022. Read More
Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) takes the lead in organizing the five batches of the PMDT Data Quality Check and Plan Enhancement Workshop which ran from January 16 to February 2, 2017. Read More
The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs Project entitled: “Making the Global Fund Money Work” was launched in the Philippines last January 12-13, 2017 at Pan Pacific Hotel, Malate Manila. This is a five year project synced with USAID Challenge TB (CTB) program and Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Read More
A meeting on the finalization of the guidelines on TBMS in jails and prisons was done last January 6, 2017 at DOH Central Office–Tayuman. The activity was participated by key stakeholders from International Cooperation for Red Cross (ICRC), MiMaRoPa Regional Health Office, Manila Health Department, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), Innovations and Multisectoral Partnerships to Achieve Control of Tuberculosis (IMPACT), Technical Assistance Support to Countries (TASC) and Disease Prevention and Control Bureau (DPCB). Read More
The end of the National Tuberculosis Control Program’s 2010-2016 Philippine Plan of Action to Control Tuberculosis (PhilPACT) marked the shift of the program’s direction from disease control to elimination. Yet, the process involved in the formulation of the new NSP is complex and has started with the conduct of the National Joint Program Review way back March 2016. With its ongoing development, one of the identified key strategy is the involvement of various partners and stakeholders. Thus, NTP has been conducting several consultations with various agencies since their inputs and participation are central towards a more holistic approach to TB elimination. Read More