Tuberculosis (TB)

Eliminating TB Deaths: Time to Step Up the HIV Response

High level International WHO Consultation

Sunday 20 July 2014 | Promenade Room 3, Crowne Promenade, 8 Whiteman St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

A high level international WHO consultation will be held in conjunction with AIDS 2014, on Sunday 20th July 2014, 09:00-13:30 at the Crowne Promenade Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The consultation aims to catalyse an accelerated response and high level political buy-in for HIV-associated TB to bring about the elimination of TB deaths among people living with HIV. Participants will review progress in the global and regional response, assess the political commitment to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of HIV-related TB, analyse the gaps and barriers preventing the elimination of TB/HIV deaths and identify next steps critical for eliminating HIV deaths from TB. The event is intended for HIV and TB researchers, public health policy makers, programme managers, implementers, activists and civil society. A light lunch will be served during the meeting. Attendance will be by invitation only and on a first come first serve basis. If you are interested in participating please send your interest to tbhiv@who.int at your earliest convenience but no later than close of business on 4th July 2014. For more details please refer to the link below.

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