Applications sought for positions on multiple drug resistant TB working group

TDR news item
12 May 2011

The Stop TB Partnership and the World Health Organization are announcing a call for applications for members to serve on the Global GLC Committee (gGLC) in 2011-2013.

A global strategic committee (the "gGLC") is being established that will be

i. a sub-group of the MDR-TB Working Group of the Stop TB Partnership, and

ii. an advisory committee to WHO, with a dual role of advising WHO and partners.

Applicants are being sought to serve on the gGLC for the term July 2011 - June 2013. Applicants should note that:

i. Members are to be appointed onto the gGLC in their individual capacity; and

ii. Members will be selected to ensure that as many as possible of the relevant technical areas, and the perspectives of a broad range of constituencies and regions are represented on the committee.

Nine members are being sought to represent technical areas and constituencies.