TB Regional EECA Project (TB-REP) Regional Dialogue
UN City, Copenhagen, Denmark, 28 November 2014
The aim of this regional consultation was to discuss and revise the draft concept note for the Tuberculosis Regional Eastern Europe and Central Asia Project for Health System Transformation and Financing Reform to Scale up Drug-Resistant TB Control to be submitted to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The proposal writing is being led by the Moldovan Centre for Health Policies and Studies, the Principal Recipient of the grant. It addresses the needs of 11 countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the Republic of Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. The WHO Regional Office for Europe is the subrecipient, and will work with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the London School of Economics and Political Science, the European Respiratory Society and the Kazakhstan School of Public Health.
Following the consultation and subsequent revisions, the proposal will be sent to the target countries’ Country Coordinating Mechanisms of the Global Fund in order to solicit comments and letters of support in advance of submission to the Global Fund by 30 January 2015.