Tuberculosis (TB)

Global Ministerial Conference

Ending tuberculosis in the SDG era: A multisectoral response

TB conference in Moscow

16-17 November 2017, Moscow, Russian Federation
The Global Ministerial Conference aims to accelerate country implementation of the WHO End TB Strategy in order to reach the End TB targets set by the World Health Assembly and the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Ministerial Conference will inform the UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on TB in 2018.

EXPECTED OUTCOMES

WHO WILL ATTEND

- Ministers of Health and Ministers from other sectors (e.g. finance, social development, justice) will be invited to attend, including from the top 40 highest TB and MDR-TB burden countries;
- Leaders of UN organizations, development agencies and regional bodies;
- Non-governmental organizations, civil society representatives, academic and research institutions, and corporate sector.