Webinars

Webinar of the Collaborative Network within the TB-REP 2.0. project on procurement of medicines in the context of transition from donor support to domestic funding

Participants discussed the multifaceted aspects of the problem related to the procurement of anti-tuberculosis drugs that countries face in the process of transitioning to public funding, and looked into the possible solutions, including participation in joint procurement through international platforms. A regional overview of the priority issues in this area was presented by an expert of the Curatio International Foundation, Tamar Gotsadze. Representatives from two countries - Uzbekistan and Armenia, presented their experience in procurement of anti-tuberculosis drugs on international platforms.

SYMPOSIUM: NGOs IN TUBERCULOSIS RESPONSE

Tuberculosis control requires a collaborative effort of all actors: health care workers, researchers, private companies, politicians, and people affected by TB. The main objective of the symposium for NGOs is to discuss with communities and civil society the research priorities from the perspective of people affected by TB. Symposium’ topics cover new diagnostic methods and new treatments for TB, tuberculosis health services, and strategies for engaging the communities in the research. The symposium is organized as a joint collaboration of INNOVA4TB and TB-REP 2.0 projects, with special invited speakers from WHO EURO Office.

Webinar of the Collaborative Network within TB-REP 2.0 Project, aDSM group.

Webinar of the Collaborative Network to assure access to modern DR-TB medicines on Practical implementation of the active TB drug-safety monitoring and management. Participants discussed regulatory aspects and key steps on implementing aDSM, two countries – Belarus and Kazakhstan shared their experience.

Quality assessment of HIV and TB services in the context of transition to public funding

As part of the series of webinars on budget advocacy in the area of HIV and TB, the meeting was organized through cooperation between two regional programs – TB-REP 2.0 (with the support of the Center for Health Policies and Studies and TB Europe Coalition and SoS Project (with the support of ICF Alliance for Public Health and Institute of Analysis and Advocacy).

Regulations of HIV and TB services, standards and tariffs, their importance in the process of transition to public funding

As part of the series of webinars on budget advocacy in the area of HIV and TB, the meeting was organized through cooperation between two regional programs – TB-REP 2.0 (with the support of the Center for Health Policies and Studies and TB Europe Coalition and SoS Project (with the support of ICF Alliance for Public Health and Institute of Analysis and Advocacy).

Mechanisms of financing HIV and TB services from budget funds

As part of the series of webinars on budget advocacy in the area of HIV and TB, the meeting was organized through cooperation between two regional programs – TB-REP 2.0 (with the support of the Center for Health Policies and Studies and TB Europe Coalition and SoS Project (with the support of ICF Alliance for Public Health and Institute of Analysis and Advocacy)

Financing of services through national health insurance agencies. Current practice and prospects

As part of the series of webinars on budget advocacy in the area of HIV and TB, the meeting was organized through cooperation between two regional programs – TB-REP 2.0 (with the support of the Center for Health Policies and Studies and TB Europe Coalition and SoS Project (with the support of ICF Alliance for Public Health and Institute of Analysis and Advocacy)

TB-REP 2.0 virtual launch of the CRG overview report

The communities, rights, and gender (CRG) regional overview ‘Breaking the silence: human rights, gender, stigma and discrimination barriers to TB to TB services in EECA region’ was developed as part of the multi-country program “Advancing People-Centered Quality TB Care - From the New Model of Care Towards Improving DR-TB Early Detection and Treatment Outcomes” (TB-REP 2.0), financed by The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and implemented by the Center for Health Policies and Studies (PAS Center) as the principal recipient.

Webinar of the Collaborative Network on Access to Modern DR-TB medicines

First webinar of the Collaborative Network (group on Pharmaceutical regulatory systems) dedicated to pharmaceutical products registration and access to modern DR-TB medicines.

Results of TB community, rights and gender assessments in EECA region

From 2016 to date several communities, rights and gender (CRG) assessments and reviews were conducted in Eastern Europe/Central Asia (EECA) countries: Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Ukraine.

Collecting and addressing the barriers to TB care through CLM in EECA

Community led monitoring via OneImpact App. has been initiated in 4 TB-REP countries to register barriers faced by TB patients, provide real time case by case support and generate data for NTP and local authorizes to inform systemic changes.

Experience of Moldova in accelerating VOT implementation has been presented at the WHO regional meeting

On September 23, Valentina Vilc, coordinator of the National Tuberculosis Program of the Republic of Moldova, shared the experience of Moldova in accelerating VOT implementation at the meeting of the WHO Regional Office for Europe with leaders and partners from National Programs on Tuberculosis, HIV infection and viral hepatitis control.

Experience in mobilizing NGO resources and maintaining continuity of TB services during COVID-19 pandemics

At the regional meeting of the WHO Regional Office for Europe Stella Bivol, Director of PAS Center, presented an overview of the risk assessment conducted within the framework of TB REP 2.0 project concerning the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the continuity of tuberculosis control program in nine countries of the EECA region.