Regional workshop on results-based management for tuberculosis prevention, care and control
A workshop on results-based management for tuberculosis (TB) prevention, care and treatment was held in Copenhagen, Denmark on 14–15 November 2013. The aim was to enable participants to discuss and address management challenges of national TB and multidrug and extensively drug-resistant TB (M/XDR–TB) programmes in the 18 high-priority countries of the WHO European Region.
The workshop, which was designed to complement implementation of the "Consolidated action plan to prevent and combat multidrug- and extensively-drug resistant tuberculosis in the WHO European Region 2011–2015" area of intervention six, brought together 45 participants from 16 countries, including 37 country participants and presenters. It was organized by the WHO Regional Office for Europe under the framework of the United States Agency for International Development/Regional Office regional platform project. This report briefly summarizes outputs from the presentations, plenary discussions and working-group sessions and indicates future actions.