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

On International Men’s Day on 19 November 2021, Oxana Rucsineanu, Director of programs at the Society of Moldova against Tuberculosis (SMIT)(link is external)(opens in a new tab), TB Patients Association in Moldova spoke at a webinar on Enabling a Gender-sensitive Response to End TB. The webinar was convened by The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Stop TB Partnership along with the global health research programme – Leaving no-one behind: transforming Gendered pathways to Health for TB (LIGHT) and the Social Sciences and Health Innovations For Tuberculosis (SSHIFTB) virtual centre. The event brought together a distinguished line-up of speakers including WHO and Stop TB leadership, researchers, programme implementers and foremost those affected by TB and civil society– all who wanted to raise awareness and accelerate action to enable, develop and implement gender-sensitive approaches to end TB.

Read Oxana’s full story HERE, originally published on Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM).

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