Facility Visit and Patient Interview at the Lung Center of the Philippines

On February 22, 2024, the BPaL OR Team, in collaboration with esteemed partners from TB Alliance, Tropical Disease Foundation, KNCV, MMCHD, and TBPeople Philippines, conducted an insightful on-site visit to the Lung Center of the Philippines under the guidance of Dr. Jo-An Samoy-Tuy.

The primary objective of these courtesy visits was to gain a comprehensive understanding of the facility’s capacity to implement the programmatic scale-up of the BPaLM/BPaL. Additionally, the team aimed to share valuable insights derived from previous monitoring efforts during these visits.…

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Unified Initiative for Tuberculosis Eradication: A Courtesy Call to Quezon City Health Office

On February 20, 2024, a significant step towards combatting Tuberculosis (TB) was taken during a courtesy call to the Quezon City Health Office at Tatalon Health Center. The meeting, led by Dr. Marizel Wong, NTP City Medical Coordinator of Quezon City, brought together a dedicated group including members of the TBpeople Philippines Team: Ms. Louie Zepeda-Teng, Nino Magpusao, Marcus Teng, Micheal Lugtu, and Alvin Ferry.

The primary focus of the discussion was the establishment of TBpeoplePH Quezon City Discipleship—a city association comprising TB survivors, close contacts, and healthcare providers.…

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Courtesy Call with the Head of Schistosomiasis Control and Research Hospital Palo, Leyte

TBpeople Philippines and the Philippine Country Coordinating Mechanism (PCCM) had the opportunity to have a courtesy call with the head of Schistosomiasis Control and Research Hospital Palo,Leyte. It was an important meeting where we discussed various aspects related to tuberculosis (TB) control and research. Furthermore, our team also had the privilege to pay a visit to the CHO in Alang-Alang. This visit allowed us to witness firsthand the efforts being made at the local level to combat TB.…

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Onsite Monitoring meeting to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of the Bedaquiline-Pretomanid-Linezolid (BPaL) treatment

TBpeople Philippines participated in the Onsite Monitoring meeting, which was organized by a monitoring team from LCP-NCPR, KNCV, TDFI, and Jose B. Lingad Memorial General Hospital. The meeting aimed to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of the Bedaquiline-Pretomanid-Linezolid (BPaL) treatment regimen in the Philippines. The meeting took place at Dr. Jose N. Rodriguez Memorial Hospital and Sanitarium (DJNRMH) PMDT Treatment Center Clinic and RTDL in Tala Caloocan City on June 29, 2023.…

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Courtesy Call with Calbayog City Mayor Raymund “Monmon” C. Uy (June 22, 2023)

It was a great honor for TBpeople Philippines and The Philippine Country Coordinating Mechanism (PCCM) to have a courtesy call with Calbayog City Mayor Raymund “Monmon” C. Uy last June 22. We are incredibly grateful for his support in strengthening our health system in the country and for taking the initiative to create TBpeoplePH Discipleship in Calbayog City. This partnership is crucial in our advocacy mission to combat tuberculosis and improve the overall health of our community.…

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Mayor Gomez’s Support to TB Initiatives (June 20, 2023)

TBpeople Philippines are so proud to be part of and collaborate with The Philippine Country Coordinating Mechanism (PCCM) in their efforts to End Tuberculosis (TB) and eliminate it from our country. It’s truly heartwarming to see organizations coming together for such an important cause. On June 20, Ormoc City Mayor Lucy Torres-Gomez further demonstrates their commitment to this advocacy.

Mayor Gomez’s support is crucial in ensuring the success of these initiatives.…

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TBpeople Philippines joins the Tri KAP Assessment and Planning Workshop (June 13-16, 2023)

TBpeople Philippines joins the Tri KAP Assessment and Planning Workshop that took place from June 13-16, 2023, at the Ciudad Christia Resort in Rizal, focusing on TB, HIV, and Malaria. The workshop aimed to assess Philippine Country Coordinating Mechanism or PCCM Tri KAP Engagement, plan KAP activities for the upcoming grant cycle and strategize for sustainable KAP Engagement.

As we look back on the past year, it’s important to take stock of what we’ve achieved and where we need to improve.…

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TBpeople Philippines World TB Day 2023 commemoration, support Fast Track the Cure campaign.

TBpeople Philippines World TB Day 2023 commemoration, support Fast Track the Cure campaign.

Sign our petition now to ask world leaders and partners in the global tuberculosis (TB) response to commit to providing universal access to new, shorter, and effective six-month drug-resistant TB (DR-TB) treatments by 2024.

Visit this link to join and sign our petition: https://bit.ly/40sFdYn

Nobody anywhere in the world should have to die from TB. Despite being preventable and curable, TB is one the world’s oldest and deadliest pandemics, infecting 10 million and killing 1.6 million each year.…

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TBpeople PH in ‘Kasama Ka Kaibigan’, Aired live in Radio Veritas

Good Day Everyone!! We invite you to ..
Listen, Learned and Be Inform!”
KASAMA KA KAIBIGAN” air over Radio Veritas 846 kHz
Host: Romualdo San Pascual
10am – 11am every Sunday
Guest Speaker:Mrs. Ma. Eloisa Zepeda-TengTuberculosis Advocate and Country Representative;TBPeople Philippines CEO and President.
Topic: TB Free Philippines
#TBFreePH#TBPeoplePH2021#KapansananAtKalusugan

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