PeerLINC Knowledge Hub Launched in Manila

The newly inaugurated PeerLINC Knowledge Hub in Manila is poised to harness local expertise and experience to catalyze the adoption of advanced and more efficacious cures for tuberculosis (TB) on a global scale. Central to its mission is the promotion of new treatments that have demonstrated remarkable success in combating drug-resistant TB, as evidenced by an impressive 98% cure rate among Filipino participants. With generous support from the Australian Government’s Partnerships for a Healthy Region initiative, PeerLINC operates through a collaborative effort between TB Alliance, the Tropical Disease Foundation, Inc.…

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TB Discipleship Orientation and TB Lecture at the Muntinlupa Sports Complex

On March 18, 2024, marked a momentous milestone in the fight against tuberculosis (TB) as the TBpeople Philippines Team, in commemoration of World TB Day 2024, orchestrated a groundbreaking TB Discipleship Orientation and TB Lecture at the Muntinlupa Sports Complex. In partnership with Mr. Ruffy Biazon, Mayor of Muntinlupa City, Dr. Leonor Tubon, TB Medical Coordinator from the City Health Office in Muntinlupa, Ms. Sharon Dagundon, Health Promotion Unit Head, TB Team and Dr.…

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Collaboration Ignites Hope for a TB-Free Philippines – Tuberculosis Medical Advisory Committee Summit

On January 24th, The Department of Health (DOH) and fhi360, in partnership with USAID’s TB Innovations and Health Systems Strengthening (TBIHSS) Project, orchestrated the impactful “TB Medical Advisory Committee Summit.” This collaborative two-day event aimed to elevate the proficiency in tackling tuberculosis (TB) and drug-resistant (DR)-TB, marking a pivotal step towards a healthier future for the Philippines.

The summit served as a vital platform for knowledge exchange and strategic planning. The event fostered an environment of shared learning and commitment, from strengthening treatment proficiency to discussing real-world challenges and exploring innovative solutions.…

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