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Modernizing the Fight Against TB Social Media Toolkit for #TBInnovation at UNGA 2018

In the lead-up to the first-ever United Nations High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis (UN HLM), the Stop TB Partnership, Johnson & Johnson, UN Foundation, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and the World Economic Forum will be co-hosting a TB Innovation Summit.

The event will convene a unique mix of leaders from the private and public sector, including TB survivors, academics, civil society and community leaders, donors, and technical partners, to discuss the important role that innovation can – and must – play in delivering the current tools we have today, developing the next generation of solutions we need for tomorrow, and, ultimately, driving progress toward our shared goal of ending TB.

The TB Innovation Summit will be forward-looking, uplifting, and solutions-oriented. While the task of ending TB may seem daunting, our goal is to show the world now why it is achievable if we work together in new, positive, and innovative ways. That is why the tagline for our event is "Our Journey to End TB Begins Now."

The event will also provide a platform for companies and organizations to announce new commitments for TB ahead of the UN HLM. Specifically, we anticipate announcements of new R&D funding for drugs, out-of-the-box partnerships across sectors, and new initiatives to catalyse and support current and future entrepreneurs and innovators engaged in the TB and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) space.

Logistics

Date: September 23

Time: 1:00 - 4:00pm

Location: 75 Rockefeller Plaza New York, NY

Join via live stream here.

Hashtags to follow: #TBInnovation, #EndTB, and #UNHLMTB

Handles to follow: @StopTB, @GlobalFund, @JNJGlobalHealth, @wef and @unfoundation

Social Media
Join @StopTB, @GlobalFund, @JNJGlobalHealth, @wef & @unfoundation at the #TBInnovation Summit on Sept. 23!
Champions. Innovators. Disruptors. On the path to #endTB, there is no more business as usual. Join the global call for #TBInnovation now!
To #endTB, we need global leadership and participation! At #TBInnovation, hear from South African Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi and Nigerian Minister of Health Isaac Folorunso Adewole on how countries are mobilizing to end the world’s deadliest infectious disease.
#TBInnovation is bringing leaders from the private and public sector. Join @JNJGlobalHealth’s Paul Stoffels, @Pathtweets’ @SteveDavisPATH, @GlobalFund’s @PeterASands & @StopTB’s @LucicaDitiu to discuss novel approaches and solutions across the continuum of care.
In the lead up to #UNHLMTB, join private and public sector leaders at #TBInnovation. Be an advocate to #endTB worldwide and share @StopTB’s communications toolkit. http://bit.ly/2NnbgHC
What are you doing to #endTB by 2030? Join TB survivors, country decision-makers and civil society at #TBInnovation. Check out @StopTB’s advocacy and communications toolkit to join the digital conversation. http://bit.ly/2NnbgHC
On the path to end TB, there is no more business as usual. Join TB survivors, world leaders, academics, civil society and more at the #TBInnovation Summit on Sept. 23rd to explore how we can drive progress toward ending TB worldwide.
In the lead up to the UN High-Level Meeting on TB, get informed about the world’s deadliest infectious disease. Check out Stop TB’s advocacy and communications toolkit, and join the digital conversation during #TBInnovation. http://bit.ly/2NnbgHC
To end TB, we must collaborate across sectors and uplift novel approaches and solutions. Join the global call for TB disruption and innovation with the Stop TB Partnership, The Global Fund, Johnson & Johnson, World Economic Forum and United Nations Foundation at the #TBInnovation Summit on September 23.

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