Report of the 8th Meeting of European Technical Advisory Group on Tuberculosis Control
The 8th Meeting of the European Technical Advisory Group on Tuberculosis Control was held in Copenhagen on 12 November 2013.
reviewed the epidemiology of TB and multidrug-resistant TB in the WHO European Region and progress in implementing the recommendations of the seventh meeting of the Technical Advisory Group and in implementing the "Consolidated Action Plan to Prevent and Combat Multi- and Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (M/XDR-TB) in the WHO European Region, 2011-2015";
received an update on the coordination initiatives and working groups established at regional level to facilitate the implementation of the Consolidated Action Plan; and
discussed and proposed specific measures to improve the work of the Regional Office in the areas of laboratory work, risk factors and social determinants.