The implementation of the US$ 56 billion Plan will result in:
ICN supports the Global Plan and encourages people to read the document. You can find the full text on http://www.who.int/tb/en/You can find more information on the Global To Stop TB 2006-15 on http://www.stoptb.org/globalplan/
The Stop TB Strategy and the WHO Report 2006 Global Tuberculosis Control: surveillance, planning, financing can be downloaded on http://www.who.int/tb/publications/2006/en/index.html
Twelve Nurses win the 4th ICN/Lilly Award for Work in Tuberculosis and Multi-drug Resistant TB
The ICN/Lilly Award for Nursing Excellence in TB/MDR-TB is one aspect of ICN’s work in TB and multi-drug resistant TB as a founding member of the Lilly MDR-TB Partnership. Through this Partnership more than 18 000 nurses have been trained in TB endemic countries. This annual award supported by Lilly recognizes nursing expertise and aims to motivate and recognise nurses working with those affected by TB and MDR-TB in countries included in the TB project. It showcases the contribution made by nurses to TB prevention, care and treatment and offers the recipients an educational grant to continue their professional development along with a specially designed medal. Recipients are selected by their national nurses association for their outstanding achievement in TB prevention, care and treatment.
On the occasion of World TB Day, the International Council of Nurses in partnership with Eli Lilly and Company has given awards to the following nurses, from eleven countries, who through their dedication, passion and innovative care strategies, are living examples of the World TB Day slogan "On the move against tuberculosis: innovate to accelerate action".
Five Nurses Win the Newly Launched ICN/Lilly Award for Work in Tuberculosis and Multi–drug Resistant TB.
Eleven Nurses Win the 2nd ICN/Lilly Award for Work in Tuberculosis and Multi–drug Resistant TB
On the occasion of World TB Day, the International Council of Nurses (ICN), in partnership with Eli Lilly and Company, conferred special awards to nurses working on the ground in fighting the scourge of tuberculosis (TB) and multi-drug resistant TB. The 2008 award recipients come from six TB affected countries: Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, the Russian Federation, South Africa and Swaziland.
Eleven Nurses win the 3rd ICN/Lilly Award for Work in Tuberculosis and Multi-drug Resistant TB
On the occasion of World TB Day, the International Council of Nurses (ICN), in partnership with Eli Lilly and Company, conferred special awards to the following nurses who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to the fight against the scourge of tuberculosis (TB) in their countries.