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Monthly Policy Forum - Global Tuberculosis - Shared screen with speaker view
Betsy Suero Skipp
11:58
Hi from MIAMI
Misty Novitch
12:01
Hey y’all from Georgia joint! Love ya!
Tim Kropp
12:16
Hi, Tim from Central NJ
Ken Patterson (he/him)
12:42
Welcome everyone!
Roger Hudson
14:13
Since we're going for a BIG bilateral TB increase, any thought to trying to affect Budget Resolution top line number? Or specific offsets in the SFOPS appropriation?
Betsy Suero Skipp
15:59
We’ve had a question from. MOC , what is the coast and how much US funding will help to alleviate TB
Allison L Gallaher
19:33
Is it also fair to say that MDR-TB has worsened due to interruptions to treatment because of CO-VID?
Betsy Suero Skipp
22:13
World TB Day 3/24
Ken Patterson (he/him)
22:56
Yes! Invite your members of Congress to attend the Congressional Briefings on 3/22 and 3/24
Susan Oehser
24:20
What does UNHLM mean? PLHIV?
Dorothy Monza
24:47
UNHLM=UN High Level MeetingPLHIV=People living with HIV
Dorothy Monza
24:50
great questions Sue!
Ken Patterson (he/him)
25:13
Link to invitation for 3/22 congressional briefing: https://results.org/wp-content/uploads/World-TB-Day-Ending-TB-Briefing-Invite-3-22-21.pdf
Ken Patterson (he/him)
25:31
3/24 Congressional Briefing: https://results.org/wp-content/uploads/World-TB-Day-COVID-and-TB-Briefing-Invite-3-24-21.pdf
Ken Patterson (he/him)
31:43
Airborne Pathogen Defense System—nice
Susan Oehser
34:55
Will need to look at info on 9.9B funding 3.4% in separate email for later mental digestion. brain freeze.
Betsy Suero Skipp
38:00
A global health crisis needs a global response TB anywhere is TB everywhere
Florence Fultz
41:00
Are there Republicans that are exceptionally open or enthusiastic about this?
Cecilia van Wijk (she/her)
41:30
COVID has delayed the TB response by 10 years...does that mean we are currently looking at pushing from 2030 to 2040? I can't remember what year was the original goal to tackle TB
Lynne Patalano
41:37
Yes in Alaska!
Roger Hudson
41:49
Should Congress do sign-on letter to Administration to call for a President's Initiative?
Janet Brumbaugh
42:10
How effective is the money now allocated to get the number oc covid vaccines that are needed.
Cecilia van Wijk (she/her)
42:34
Senator Todd Young here in Indiana is a big advocate of TB investments. He has been a leader the past few years and is a Republican
Dorothy Monza
46:00
Gavi has good explainer on COVAX for those unfamiliar with the program or who want to refresh their knowledge: https://www.gavi.org/vaccineswork/gavi-covax-amc-explained
Roger Hudson
48:21
How do we get Administration to talk about and push on TB as well as COVID in G-7 and G-20? Congressional letters? Other?
Cecilia van Wijk (she/her)
48:27
Thank you, Joanne
Betsy Suero Skipp
49:31
Are the SDGs goals still related to TB , is it really achievable
Cecilia van Wijk (she/her)
49:50
Betsy, can you share what SDGs are for us?
Leslye Heilig
50:38
What about funding for R&D for vaccine for TB?
Betsy Suero Skipp
50:43
https://sdgs.un.org/goals
Cecilia van Wijk (she/her)
50:50
Thanks, Betsy! :)
Dorothy Monza
51:02
MDR-TB=multi-drug resistant TB
Cecilia van Wijk (she/her)
51:22
Thanks, Dorthy! It took me awhile to get that one down lol!
Cecilia van Wijk (she/her)
51:26
Dorothy**
Roger Hudson
52:33
If we're missing so much DRTB, why is UNHLM target only 1.5 out of 40 million notofocations?
Cecilia van Wijk (she/her)
55:46
that's great!
Patricia O'Shea
56:20
What happens to people who have TB already when they contract Covid? Do they die more readily or increase their TB burden? What about people who are HIV+ when they contract Covid?
Roger Hudson
57:56
Are we involved with Hill briefings next week; will they be promoting $1 b.?
Betsy Suero Skipp
59:35
Please send hill tb to Listserve
Ken Patterson (he/him)
01:00:14
Will do Betsy
Allison L Gallaher
01:00:17
We have an open seat in Ohio. Would we be able to invite candidates to attend the briefings as well?
Ken Patterson (he/him)
01:00:37
I don’t see why not, Allison. go for it
Cecilia van Wijk (she/her)
01:00:39
Thanks, Dorothy. Love Dr. Pai!
Allison L Gallaher
01:00:44
Thanks Ken!
Roger Hudson
01:02:07
Any way to get TB into USAID Admiinistrator confirmation process?
Patricia O'Shea
01:02:35
Can you please send out that flyer regarding the trainings for
Ken Patterson (he/him)
01:02:52
I will send to listserve—you on that Patsy?
Ken Patterson (he/him)
01:02:58
Also in weekly update
Patricia O'Shea
01:02:59
Congress people to me. I haven’t seen it before.
Dorothy Monza
01:03:33
Hi Patricia - the flyers are on these links3/22 congressional briefing: https://results.org/wp-content/uploads/World-TB-Day-Ending-TB-Briefing-Invite-3-22-21.pdf3/24 Congressional Briefing: https://results.org/wp-content/uploads/World-TB-Day-COVID-and-TB-Briefing-Invite-3-24-21.pdf
Dorothy Monza
01:03:48
We're tracking this Roger! Not announced yet
Dorothy Monza
01:03:58
Dates not announced yet*
Anne Child
01:04:33
Get your appropriations requests in ASAP. Some House offices have deadlines this week!
Ken Patterson (he/him)
01:04:46
Weekly update: Hello! I am a new member of results Manhattan, is there any chance I could be added to the listserve? My email is kate.thomas64155@gmail.com
Ken Patterson (he/him)
01:04:57
https://results.org/resources/results-campaigns-weekly-update-march-16-2021/
Allison L Gallaher
01:05:03
Do we know anything about sign-on letters?
Dorothy Monza
01:05:17
Sign on letters in the works - first once could be introduced as early as next week!
Allison L Gallaher
01:05:35
Thanks Dorothy and Joanne!
Allison L Gallaher
01:05:46
Woo-hoo!
Patricia O'Shea
01:07:54
Thanks to all!!
Leslye Heilig
01:08:08
Thanks for doing this
Betsy Suero Skipp
01:08:21
As always great
Dorothy Monza
01:08:25
For support with approps forms please email me at dmonza@results.org! Thanks all!
Karyne Bury
01:08:27
This was great, thank you all!
Roger Hudson
01:08:29
THANK YOU!
Karyne Bury
01:08:37
Have a wonderful night everyone!