WHO planned activities

  • Update the national multidrug and extensively drug-resistant TB (M/XDR-TB) response plan to align it with the regional M/XDR-TB action plan for 2016–2020
  • Provide technical assistance to: improve the quality of the Stop TB Strategy throughout the country, including laboratory diagnosis of TB; introduce new drugs and new treatment regimens; and update the country on new definitions and registration forms
  • Provide two-months in-country technical assistance to support the programmatic management of MDR-TB patients in line with WHO recommendations and infection control requirements

Main partners

  • Ministry of Health
  • United Nations Development Programme, the principal recipient of the Global Fund TB grant
  • United States Agency for International Development
  • National Red Crescent Society