LIGHT Blogs

LIGHT Blogs

LIGHT team members have been reflecting on their experineces and overall learning and been sharing their knowldege and expertise through writing insightful blogs.

2024

04 Apr 2024 The vital role of parliamentarians in developing and implementing gender-responsive TB policies and programmes to address gender disparities in TB in African countries

25 Feb 2024 Collaborative Efforts to End TB in Nigeria: Highlights from a Landmark Consultative Meeting

08 Feb 2024 The new Kenyan Strategic Plan for Tuberculosis, Leprosy, and Lung Health provides directives to harness gender-transformative approaches to tuberculosis care and prevention

07 Feb 2024 Moving towards gender-responsive approaches to TB in Kenya’s National TB Strategy

2023

28 Dec 2023 Celebrating Progress Towards Ending Tuberculosis in Nigeria

04 Oct 2023 Sharing best practices towards ending TB across countries: Insights from Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria and Uganda's TB programmes

07 Aug 2023 Collaborative efforts in Kenya towards addressing gender disparities in TB prevention and care

06 Jul 2023 Training administrators, managers, and finance officers: A conversation with Talib and Mary

12 Jun 2023 PATS Congress: Urgent policy solutions needed as respiratory diseases rise in Africa – experts advise

12 May 2023 Research Administration and Management Programme (RAMP) training: a learning journey

24 Mar 2023 World Tuberculosis Day 2023: 'Yes! We can end TB!'

23 Mar 2023 Looking to the future of TB research

09 Mar 2023 Going the distance together: academics & health care professionals working with Tuberculosis survivors & advocates to end Tuberculosis

07 Mar 2023 Celebrating International Women’s Day 2023: Preparing to embrace equity every day of the year

2022

15 Dec 2022 Training research support staff to achieve scientific success

25 Mar 2022 Phumeza Tisile’s story: surviving the worst of tuberculosis

22 Mar 2022 ‘Snap! Spit! Treat!’ Artificial intelligence offers new hope for expanding tuberculosis screening and diagnosis within high burden communities

22 Mar 2022 Investing in gender equitable access to TB prevention and care will save lives

18 Mar 2022 Shining a light on TB - Blog for World TB Day

11 Feb 2022 If we want more women and girls in science, we must empower and ignite their interest

2021

30 Nov 2021 Oxana Rucsineanu’s story: A tale of activism and legislation born of experience

30 Nov 2021 Tenzin Kunor’s story: my personal experience with tuberculosis

08 Nov 2021 Gender equitable access to healthcare is an essential element of a resilient TB response in Nigeria

18 Oct 2021 Light Consortium at the 52nd Union World Conference on Lung Health

29 Sep 2021 Taking an intersectional gender approach to End Tuberculosis

10 Sep 2021 The LIGHT Consortium welcomes 3 new African researchers to the team

15 Jul 2021 We’re not going to End TB without addressing the social drivers of this disease

23 Mar 2021 The clock is ticking for a gender-sensitive response to End TB

2020

25 Sep 2020 Launch of the LIGHT consortium