WHO Global Conference on Ending TB - audiovisual resources
The First WHO Global Ministerial Conference on Ending TB, hosted by the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, is being held on 16-17 November, 2017, in Moscow.
WHO: Ending Tuberculosis: Statement by WHO Director-General for Global Ministerial Conference
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says that intensified actions and investments are needed to accelerate the response to tuberculosis (TB) and reach all affected people with prevention and care. TB is the world’s biggest infectious killer, killing five thousand people every day. On 16-17 November, Ministers of Health and other sectors will come together in Moscow, where they will be joined by UN agencies, civil society, partners, the private sector, philanthropies, academia and donors, to ramp up the TB response and accelerate efforts to reach the end TB targets set as part of the UN Sustainable Development Agenda and the WHO End TB Strategy.
WHO: Ending Tuberculosis - Statement by Russian Minister for Global Ministerial Conference
The first WHO Global Ministerial Conference on Ending TB in the Sustainable Development Era, hosted by the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, is being held on 16-17 November 2017 in Moscow, Russia. In this video, the Minister of Health of the Russian Federation, Dr. Veronika Skvortsova, declares her commitment to end TB and says that the conference offers a unique opportunity to accelerate efforts around the globe to end the TB epidemic by 2030, through a multisectoral and interdisciplinary approach within the Sustainable Development agenda.
WHO: Tuberculosis is the leading infectious killer - Ministers declare commitment to end TB
TB is the leading infectious killer in the world claiming 5000 lives a day, and one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide. Ministers of Health from around the world declared their commitment to end tuberculosis (TB) at the World Health Assembly this year. Ministers shared their country experiences, concerns and responses on combating TB and pledged to attend WHO’s upcoming Global Ministerial Conference on Ending TB in the Sustainable Development Era, which will be held in November 16-17 in Moscow, Russian Federation. The Ministerial Conference aims to accelerate efforts of all WHO Member States in ending the global TB epidemic in line with the targets set by the WHO End TB Strategy and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.