Tuberculosis (TB)

Supporting countries to end TB

Children holding up signs about curing TB
NTP/USAID

Supporting Ghana to end TB: Through the TB Situation Room, a joint mission was undertaken the first week of February by representatives from the Global Fund, USAID, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and led by the World Health Organization. The mission recommended that resources being reprogrammed in the Global Fund Grant should definitely support the intensified supervision that the NTP is proposing to carry out in support of this important initiative.

Areas of work

About TSC

Improving Global Fund TB grant performance and relieving bottlenecks to grant implementation linking countries with quality technical assistance is key.

TSC work with the Global fund

During the past decade, the Global Fund has become the largest external funder of TB care and control efforts, providing over US$ 3.9 billion in international donor funding for TB since 2002. WHO supports country application processes to the Global Fund new funding model and assists Member States in implementing interventions.

Support provided by GTB to countries

GTB supports programme implementation through indirect, and direct support. Support is requested through WHO and partners. GTB works closely with partners to ensure appropriate TA is provided to meet the needs as identified.

Finding experts

The Global TB Programme assists countries in finding experts for a wide range of technical areas of expertise.

Archived meetings

  • 19 July 2013

    HQ and Regional Meetings

    This meeting included participation from 36 countries including donors, partners, as well as regional and country staff. These meetings are an ideal setting to assist countries with effective national-level coordination among partners; critical in terms of aid effectiveness, planning and priority-setting, as well as ownership of strategic planning for the national TB control programmes.