New TB drug introduction workshop for experience-exchange

22–23 September 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark

WHO/Europe is hosting a new 2-day tuberculosis (TB) drug introduction workshop for experience exchange from 22 to 23 September 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmark. 

The aim is to discuss the most up-to-date WHO policy guidance regarding new TB drug introduction, and how this is translated into action at operational level. Discussions will centre on how possible challenges can best be addressed, and bottlenecks in implementation of new drug introduction for TB prevention and care efficiently avoided or mitigated. 

The workshop will also be attended by representatives of several partner organizations and key multidrug- and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (M/XDR-TB) specialists with knowledge of and focus on, working in the WHO European Region.

The workshop is jointly organized by WHO/Europe through the regional Green Light Committee for Europe (European rGLC) Secretariat and the Global TB Programme, WHO headquarters.