We are an informal network of organizations active in the fields of health and social care, a network that works through the voluntary involvement of members in joint actions.
As a member of the European Union and as a country heavily affected by tuberculosis, Romania has a unique position in the region, in the fight against this disease: we have, every year, the largest number of new cases and relapses of tuberculosis in the entire European Union.
The StopTB Romania partnership was born in 2014, from the desire of the founding organizations to increase the level of awareness, commitment and political will and to address the issue of tuberculosis in Romania through coordinated actions and a unified voice.
The members of the Partnership are non-governmental organizations and student organizations that promote human rights and the rights of people at risk or affected by tuberculosis and / or HIV/AIDS in Romania, which carry out interventions, projects or programs in the field of prevention and control of the two infections. of these.
The StopTB Romania Partnership is a national partner of the Stop TB Partnership (http://www.stoptb.org/), an international organization based in Geneva.
The vision of the Partnership is a Romania without tuberculosis.
The mission of the Partnership is to promote the right to information, diagnosis, correct and complete treatment until healing and adequate support services for every person at risk or diagnosed with tuberculosis
The partnership carries out, both as a network and through member organizations, activities to promote the right of people vulnerable or affected by tuberculosis and / or HIV/AIDS to prevention, diagnosis, treatment and support, in accordance with the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO), the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and other international health organizations. It also advocates for the use of the latest strategies, methods, tools and interventions for prevention, diagnosis and treatment, promoting their adequate funding within the National Tuberculosis Prevention, Surveillance and Control Program (PNPSCT) and from public and private sources, domestic and international, as well as other activities that can contribute to the control of tuberculosis in Romania.
The membership of the StopTB Romania Partnership is open to all organizations that want to contribute to reducing the impact of tuberculosis on affected people and communities: non-governmental organizations, the private sector, the media, academic institutions and professional organizations.