Milestones

PhilCAT Milestones: Making History…

2014

March 2 to 4 – PhilCAT presents its experiences in the Second Forum on National Partnerships in Jakarta, Indonesia

March 24 – PhilCAT launches the First Young TB Research Award in partnership with Otsuka Geneva and the NTP

Aug 14 – PhilCAT leads the ceremonial declaration of commitment to support the revised NTP MOP and ISTC together with key professional medical organizations and societies

2015

August 13 – PhilCAT launched the Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) for the diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Adult Filipinos

June 23 – PhilCAT participates in the second of four regional consultations on the Global Plan to Stop TB 2016-2020 organized by the Stop TB Partnership

October 14 to 17 –Young TB Research Awardee attends the Denver TB Course at the National Jewish Health (NJH) Hospital, Denver, Colorado

December 11 – PhilCAT organizes private sector forum private sector toward TB elimination

2016

July 2 – PhilCAT implements a TB Advocacy to Business Communities initiative in partnership with five local TB coalitions

August 17-18 – PhilCAT conducts training of trainers for the dissemination of the Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) on the Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis of TB

August 18 – PhilCAT presents the first recipients of the “The Outstanding Private Sector (TOPS) Award”

October 26 to 29 – PhilCAT presents experience on partnering to implement the National TB Program during the 47th Union Conference on Lung Health in Liverpool United Kingdom

2017

March 14 – PhilCAT elected as Secretariat of the Philippine TB Caucus

May 1 to 3 – PhilCAT organizes the Asia Pacific TB Summit in partnership with Global TB Caucus Secretariat

2018

March 16 – PhilCAT leads the ceremonial signing of the pledge of commitment to support the implementation of the Philippine Strategic Tuberculosis Elimination Plan (PhilSTEP)

March 31 – PhilCAT completes the Global Fund Project on hospital engagement with outstanding performance exceeding targets across all periods

April 9 to 11 – PhilCAT participates in a workshop on tuberculosis (TB) community, rights and gender (CRG) tools held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia organized by the Stop TB Partnership