Regional consultation on developing tuberculosis action plan for Europe

27 November 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark

On 27 November WHO/Europe will hold a consultation at its premises in Copenhagen with the national and international partners involved in tuberculosis (TB) prevention, control and care in the WHO European Region. They will discuss the first draft of the Tuberculosis Action Plan for the WHO European Region, 2016–2020, which WHO/Europe is developing with an advisory committee.

The objectives of the meeting will be:

  • to discuss the lessons learned from the implementation of the consolidated action plan to prevent and combat multidrug- and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in the WHO European Region 2011–2015;
  • to discuss the structure of the Tuberculosis Action Plan and the main interventions planned at the country and regional levels; and
  • to identify the means and tools for monitoring the implementation of the Action Plan in collaboration with Member States and major stakeholders, including civil society, at the country and regional levels.