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3rd Annual Meeting of Collaboration for TB Vaccine Discovery
The Collaboration for TB Vaccine Discovery (CTVD) 3rd Annual meeting was held June 22 and 23, 2017 at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle campus. Remarkable novel TB vaccine-related data were presented at this collaborative and productive meeting, with 145 participants from academia, independent research institutes, industry, funding organizations and the Gates Foundation.Read More

TBVI Announces Winners of 2017 Young Scientist Award
23 June 2017 – The TuBerculosis Vaccine Initiative (TBVI) has announced three recipients of the 2017 Young Scientist Award. Each prize consists of a scholarship (covering the conference fee and the travel and accommodation expenses) to attend one relevant scientific conference/symposium/training course.Read More

Call for Abstracts Open – 5th Global Forum on TB Vaccines
The Organizing Committee is now accepting abstracts for the 5th Global Forum on TB Vaccines, to be held in New Delhi from 20 – 23 2018. The deadline for abstract submission is 29 September 2017. Some travel support will be available for authors of accepted abstracts.Read More

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Resources

  • Meeting Report: 4th Global Forum on TB Vaccines, 21-24 April 2015, Shanghai, China is a Supplement to Tuberculosis that provides an overview of presentations from the 4th Global Forum. Read More
  • Pipeline Report 2017: The Tuberculosis Prevention Pipeline is a report from Treatment Action Group (TAG) that reviews progress in the clinical development of TB preventive therapy and TB vaccines. The report is updated annually. Read More
  • End TB Strategy from the World Health Organization’s Global TB Programme provides a 20-year strategy toward the goal of ending the TB epidemic, including research, development, and implementation of new tools. Read More
  • Global Plan to End TB 2016-2020 is a roadmap from the Stop TB Partnership is a costed plan for implementing the first five years of the WHO’s End TB Strategy, including a strategic framework for TB vaccine R&D. Read More
  • BCG World Atlas is an interactive map that provides detailed information on current and past BCG vaccination policies and practices for over 180 countries. Read More
  • Global Tuberculosis Report, published by the WHO, provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease at global, regional and country levels. The report is updated annually. Read More
  • Report on Tuberculosis Research Funding Trends, published annually by TAG, tracks how much public, private, philanthropic, and multilateral institutions spend on TB research and development (R&D) across six areas of research: basic science, diagnostics, drugs vaccines, operational research, and infrastructure/unspecified projects. Read More

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