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A Stop TB Campaign Concept Note

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Stop TB Grassroots Based Strategy  We collaborate with many other actors in the effort to end TB. In 2019, the 30 high TB burden countries accounted for 87% of new TB cases. Eight countries accounted for the 2/3 of the total TB burden with India leading the count, followed by Indonesia, China, the Philippines, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh and South Africa according to the Global Tuberculosis Report: WHO The components of the Stop TB Strategy include: 1. Pursue high-quality DOTS expansion and enhancement 2. Address TB/HIV, MDR-TB and other special challenges 3. Contribute to health system strengthening 4. Engage all care providers  5. Empower people living with TB  A world free of Tuberculosis-zero deaths, disease and suffering due to Tuberculosis Milestones for 2025: a. 75% reduction in Tuberculosis deaths as compared with 2015 b. 50% reduction in Tuberculosis incidents rate to less than 55 Tuberculosis cases per 100,000 population c. No affected families facing catastrophic costs due

Anti-TB and Anti-COVID-19 Weekly Campaign 26th July 2021 to 1st August 2021

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Monday theme: Please be part of the COVID-19 and TB Prevention efforts. #StopTBPartnership, #StopTB #StopCOVID19. Tuesday theme:   COVID-19 is real. TB is real.To prevent COVID-19 and TB fully join the prevention plans around you. #StopTBPartnership. Wednesday theme:  We call on you to avoid crowds, wear the mask, hand-washing and ensure social -distancing. #StopTBPartnership. Thursday theme:  Stop TB or COVID-19 go for testing. Please seek medical attention, take medicines fully. #StopTBPartnership. Friday Theme: TB and COVID-19 can be prevented. Be part of the anti COVID-19 or TB campaigns. Travel less, congregate less and wear the mask. #StopTBPartnership. Saturday theme:  To stop TB and COVID-19, be involved in anti-TB and anti- COVID-19 Campaigns in your community. Show up and be counted. #StopTBPartnership, #StopTBKenya Sunday theme:   To stop diseases such as COVID-19, TB, HIV and Malaria. Don't sit back. Don't allow TB and COVID-19 to prevail. #StopTBPartnership

We Are Committed To The End of TB

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We Are Committed The End To TB Campaign #stoptbkenya  #StopTB  #EndTB  #TBVaccine  #endtbby2030  #stoptbafrica  #StopTBPartnership

Gardening Is Rewarding

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Gardening is rewarding in many ways. Imagine a day when you have set aside time to till the land or care for your garden. It involves your physical side, holding a hoe or spade and swinging it around to perform an activity takes strength and sweat. You have to do it repeatedly so that you are able to clear a wider seed-bed or tilled land. Yes, you subject yourself to intensive work. It is strenuous but at the end of the day, it is rewarding. But, the rewards are immense. The rewards are physiological, physical and psychological. At the physiological level, the brain for instance, gains nourishment in form of an outpouring of dopamine, serotonin and noradrenaline. These hormones refresh the parts of the brain called the frontal cortex where most of the functions that ensure routine are prompted. The physical nature of work, prompts muscle coordination as well as oxygen intake in the body. Physical work done repeatedly blossoms into experience, skills-building and acquisition of quality

A Time For a TB Vaccine by 2030

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We Call On Your Support Please show your support. All world leaders connected and agreed about COVID-19 as a pandemic that needed stopping. In almost 100 days, a vaccine was discovered. The same leaders can promote universal vaccination. The same leaders can decide to invest in a new TB Vaccine or Malaria Vaccine or HIV Vaccine. What is there to stop this? #EndTB  #TBVaccine #StopTB  #StopTBPartnership  #EndTBby2030

Anti-TB, Anti-COVID-19, Anti-Malaria and Anti-HIV work 19th July to 25th July 2021

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Monday theme: We wish all those suffering from COVID-19 a quick recovery. Meanwhile please, support grassroots-based healthy living Activism. Promote healthy messaging. Avoid overcrowding, wear the mask, keep at home and Hand-washing. Be part of the COVID-19 and TB Prevention efforts. Tuesday theme:   COVID-19 is real. It kills, but it can be avoided too. Take the test where possible. Find out about signs and symptoms. Keep at your home or within your community. To prevent COVID-19 and TB fully join the prevention plans around you. Wednesday theme:  We send our prayers of healing to all those who have lost loved ones to COVID-19. Wellness is for and by all. TB and COVID-19 are preventable but it requires your input. Avoid crowds, wear the mask, hand-washing and ensure social -distancing. Thursday theme:  We call on all of you to do something about prevention. If you suspect TB or COVID-19 go for testing. Please seek medical attention, take medicines. Friday Theme: COVID-19 can be preve

Dignity Affirmation Has Always Been And Will Remain A Standard

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Statement of Belief We are sure that we all will one day reciprocate dignity as a shared aspiration.

The Mask Week

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Masking Week 12th July to 18th July 2021 #WorldMaskWeek A week-long campaign. Please be part of this. Wear your mask and use #ThanksForMasking. Share widely please.

A Partnership Blossoms Into Enduring Strategic Public Health Planning Activities

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Family Based Therapy Model (FBTM) Activities Using our home-like space to conduct strategic quality life promoting activities whose outcomes include: self-worth, self-esteem and confidence building. We use psycho-social support sessions to promote dialogue around thematic issues. This allows appropriate use of resources, we plan as a team, we participate as a team, we build dignity-affirmation bonds, we allow members to tell (in their own words) the concerns, needs and encourage them to commit to practices and habits which maintain order and co-existence in our safe space.  It is so important when we safeguard ourselves against what can disrupt out peace, security and safety. We work with the Nature Network Group.  We are so glad that the Family based therapy model(FBTM) has been a core administrative mainstay for the way business is conducted. It is inclusive and it addresses equity related issues. Thank you to all who continue to be our

Community Outreach Resource Persons Are Important In Catalyzing ARV Adherence Practices

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The Most At Risk Populations' Society In Uganda (MARPS In Uganda) Activity Report June 2020-May 2021 The purpose of this short report is to show-case some of the Anti-TB, Anti-COVID-19, Anti-Malaria and Anti-HIV work. We are so glad to be part of the Champions who joined the larger teams participating in the efforts to end HIV,TB, Malaria by 2030 integrating COVID-19 Prevention. We work so hard, We work with a smile, We have the energy, We want safer communities, We contribute to peace, We chose to share our knowledge, We use our skills, We know that it is responsible of us to be part of our societies, We can be effective and useful members if we champion the health promotion activities. We believe in quality life for all. Please be part of our initiatives. #marpsinuganda  #covidloser  #familybasedtherapymodel  #stoptbkenya  #StopTB  #StopTBPartnership 

Progress Is Shared

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We work so hard. We make sure all of us have the skills to talk about issues. All of us are skilled leaders. All of us are skilled planners. We can set up health promotion events. Thank you to all who support our grassroots-based work.

A Weekly Plan: 5th July to 11th July 2021

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Monday theme: Organize healthy living sessions, avoid overcrowding, wear the mask, keep at home and Hand-washing. Be part of the COVID-19 and TB Prevention efforts. Tuesday theme:   Take the test where possible. If not read about signs a d symptoms. Keep at your home or within your community. To prevent COVID-19 and TB fully be part of the prevention plans. Wednesday theme:  TB and COVID-19 are preventable but it requires your input. Avoid crowds, wear the mask, hand-washing and ensure social -distancing. Thursday theme:  Do  you suspect TB? Do you suspect COVID-19? Take the tests, seek medical attention, take the medication fully. Friday theme:  Prevention at local community levels is possible for TB and COVID-19. Make sure your household and community are spaces for avoiding COVID-19 or TB. Travel less, congregate less and wear the mask. Saturday theme:  There are ways for you to take part in the anti-TB and anti- COVID-19 Campaigns in your community. Show up and be counted by engagi

Stopping The TB, COVID-19, Malaria and HIV related vulnerability July 2021 to December 2021

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A Caring Community Campaign July 2021-December 2021 COVID-19 and Caring Communities This is our plan. Communities are spaces where adults and children can access life promoting services such as masks, sanitizer, hand-washing materials, Anti-TB, Anti-COVID-19, Anti-HIV, Anti-Malaria and other forms of servjces. Where communities lack such services then that is a TB, HIV, Malaria or COVID-19 related vulnerability and aggression.  We must provide opportunities for children and all people to grow and develop well. Every person  has the right to be born well, to be cared for and raised well. The mini plans include: Support Healthy Living for Your Child:  There is a connection between your sense of reality and psychological dimensions Say No to Psychological Abuse: Psychological abuse is typically characterised by an abuser distorting someone’s sense of reality. This is also called gas lighting. The goal of the psychological abuser is to convince the victim that she’s crazy or incompetent. S