GRANT NAME: Challenge Facility for Civil Society (CFCS) 10 FUNDER: Stop TB Partnership
Objectives: At the end of the project implementation, OVERCOMING DISABILITY aims to:
Share reflections and provide suggestions to help the Philippines to incorporate disability-inclusive strategies in the implementation of its TB treatment program as part of its commitment to the Global Plan to end TB by 2030
Ensure that key and vulnerable populations, including people with disabilities gain fair and equitable access to quality TB prevention, diagnosis, and treatment services at the community level and to create opportunities for community-based, multi-sectoral, and participative mechanisms aimed at strengthening the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of TB including post-treatment care services
In Celebration of 44th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week with the theme: “Pamahalaan kabalikat sa Pagtupad ng Pantay na Edukasyon, Trabaho at Kabuhayan, tugon sa Pagpapalakas ng Taong May Kapansanan”
Last July 19, 2022, at Senior Citizen Center, Myrna Panlilio Street, Heritage Homes BF Resort Village, Brgy Talon Dos, Las Pinas City, TBpeople Philippines Organization Inc with KALIPI Las Piñas Officers and other PWD organization representatives, had our first TBility Community Consultation.…
Last March TBpeople PH met disability federation leaders which allowed the group to discuss the goals that TB People PH wants to achieve. TB People PH conducted a TB Literacy for the TBility Ability Core Team and Identifying Barriers to Access for Persons with Disability on the Health Program in Tuberculosis last April 20, 2022 at Bayview Park Hotel Manila and via Zoom Meeting.
The discussion is to provide and give an overview of the key items that we are going to be working on for the Disability Inclusion project, shared with the group our timeline and what kind of assistance we need from the organization representative and leaders.…
TBpeople PH hosted a meet and greet for disability barriers toolkit. The agenda for the TBility Meeting is to introduce TB People Philippines, how it was formed, the people within the organization and the objective of TB People PH on its advocacy. Overview of StopTB Partnership and our goal in empowering TB affected communities to transform the TB response to be equitable, right based and people centered.
“Tuberculosis occurs in all populations, but with higher prevalence in poor contexts.