The theme 1 of the time-limitedonline consultation on childhood tuberculosis (TB) in lead up to the World TB Day is: “Getting to zero new TB infections in children by 2015.” Have your say before 25th February 2012 – share with us what should be done more (or less of) to prevent new TB infections in children in your local settings. Your perspectives, opinions, voices are important for us and we do look forward to them.


GUIDING QUESTION
 What can be done more (or less of) at the family, community or your country level to prevent new TB infections in children?

This e-consultation on childhood TB is being facilitated by the Citizen News Service (CNS), a partner of the Stop TB Partnership, along with many other organizations and networks that have endorsed this initiative and joined as a partner (see the list below).

HOW CAN YOU HAVE YOUR SAY?
– Join the new Stop-TB eForum by sending an email to: [email protected] and have your say by sending your comments to [email protected]
– Be a partner of this online consultation – to be a partner organization, send an email to: [email protected]
– Email us your comments, perspectives and experiences at: [email protected]
– Go online at CNS blog: www.citizen-news.org and publish your comments real time! 
– Skype us and we will record your statement (skype id: bobbyramakant ). To schedule skype appointment, email: [email protected]
– Tweet us! use #tag: #childhoodTB
– Have your say on our CNS Facebook page
– Call us and record your statement! (+91-98390-73355)
TIMELINE for THEME 1
Responses to theme 1 are welcome till 25th February 2012, after which a summary report of Theme 1, will be compiled and released to mark World TB Day.
REFERENCE DOCUMENTS:
Call for Action for Childhood TB (launched in Stockholm in March 2011)
PARTNERS
McGill TB Research Group
Treatment Action Group
Asian Harm Reduction Network (AHRN)
PATH
Cambodian Health Committee (CHC)
Positive Muslim Group, Myanmar
Life Foundation, Pakistan
The Good Neighbour Nigeria
TB Alert
University of Nairobi, Kenya
Medical Care Development Inputs (MCDI) Kenya
Kenya Consortium to Fight TB, Malaria and AIDS (KECOFATUMA)
Partnership for TB Care and Control, India
PCI India
MAMTA
SNEHA
Institut Pasteur de Madagascar
Institute for Plantation Agricultural And Rural Workers (IPARW)
Rural Youth Advocate for Health and Development in Nigeria (RYAN)
Citizens for Healthy Lucknow (CHL) initiative
Abhinav Bharat Foundation (ABF)
Asha Parivar
Samadhan
National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM)
PRAYAS Health Group
Indian Society Against Smoking (ISAS)

Looking forward to a meaningful dialogue,
Citizen News Service (CNS)

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