[Ip-health] "Ending TB in the Sustainable Development Agenda" WHA side event Friday 26th May

grania.brigden at theunion.org grania.brigden at theunion.org
Wed May 24 00:28:07 PDT 2017

Join us on Friday 26th May, 12.30 - 14.00, Palais des Nations, Room VII 
to discuss the critical high-level events on TB taking place in 2017 and 
2018, which are giving new momentum to the End TB Strategy.

These include the first World Health Organization Global Ministerial 
Conference – Ending TB in the Sustainable Development Era: A 
Multisectoral Response, 16–17 November 2017, Moscow, Russian Federation 
– and the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on TB in 
2018 in New York.
We will also discuss the urgent need for TB research investment. The 
Union will introduce one model, the 3P Project, a new and innovative 
funding and incentive mechanism for the development of drugs and 
treatments for TB.

Honourable Minister of the Russian Federation, Prof. V. Skvortsova
Director General of Health of South Africa, Dr M. P. Matsoso
Director of Global TB Programme, Dr M. Raviglione
3P Project Lead, The Union, Dr G. Brigden
Senior Health Advisor, USAID, Dr A. A. Thwin
Team Lead, Strategy, UNITAID, Ms J. Ginnard


Dr Grania Brigden

3P Project Lead

The International Union Against TB and Lung Disease (The Union)

Tel: +41 787 424 025

Skype: grania.price

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