Tag: Tuberculosis

[Registration closed!] FGFJ 15th Anniversary Event “Our Fight, Our Global Fund, Our Replenishment—Japan and the Global Fund” (3/20)

The event convenes leading policymakers and experts—including Global Fund Executive Director Peter Sands—along with those on the frontlines of the battle with the three deadly diseases, to reflect on the impact that the Global Fund has had, what is unique about its approach, and what now needs to be done to take the next steps to combat these killer diseases.

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FGFJ Diet Task Force Visit to Indonesia and Timor-Leste

September 5–11, 2016

Four members of the Friends of the Global Fund Japan (FGFJ) Diet Task Force visited Indonesia and Timor-Leste from September 5­–11. The trip provided an opportunity for the participants to see first-hand how Japan’s support for the Global Fund is making an impact in the field and to grasp the challenges that government officials and communities continue to face.

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Nikkei Op-ed on TB and UHC by UN Special Envoy Eric Goosby

May 15, 2016

In an op-ed published in the Nikkei Shimbun on May 15, UN Special Envoy on Tuberculosis Eric Goosby stresses the need for greater efforts to combat tuberculosis (TB), which the World Health Organization recently declared to be the deadliest infectious disease in the world. Due to the emergence of drug-resistant strains of TB and the high treatment costs, the poor …

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Puccini’s La Bohème/Abanxaxhi by Isango Ensemble

Tokyo, December 19–22, 2013

The Japan Center for International Exchange/Friends of the Global Fund, Japan—in collaboration with the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre—is pleased to bring the famed Isango Ensemble’s La Bohème/Abanxaxhi to Japan for its Asian premiere.

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Diet delegation to Cambodia and Vietnam

Cambodia &Vietnam, July 22–26, 2008

On July 22 to 25, 2008, six members of the FGFJ Diet Task Force visited Cambodia and Vietnam to speak with community leaders, aid workers and national policymakers working on AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis.

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