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WHO issues a new framework to strengthen collaborative action on TB and comorbidities

The framework is meant to address the limited uptake of collaborative activities to reduce the burden of TB and comorbidities and to support countries in enabling access to people-centred care.

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WHO public consultation on evidence framework for new TB vaccines

The Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals (IVB) at the World Health Organization (WHO) released a draft document for public consultation 'WHO Evidence Considerations for Vaccine Policy Development (ECVP) for Tuberculosis vaccines intended for Adults and Adolescents'.

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WHO announces updates to its guidelines on tests for the diagnosis of TB infection

The World Health Organization releases updated guidelines and a new operational handbook on tests for the diagnosis of TB infection.

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Union Conference post-graduate course: Latest updates on WHO TB guidelines

The World Health Organization (WHO)’s Global TB Program will conduct a free post-graduate course on the latest TB guidelines and recommendations on 13 October 2022 as part of the 53rd Union World Conference on Lung Health (Union Conference).

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Key highlights from the UN General Assembly side event: Progress and multisectoral action towards achieving global targets to end TB

On 20 September 2022, the Government of Indonesia and the World Health Organization (WHO) hosted a high-level side event: 'Progress and multisectoral action towards achieving global targets to end TB' in the margins of the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 77).

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TB action plan for the WHO European Region 2023–2030

The 72nd session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for Europe, held on 12–14 September 2022 in Tel Aviv, Israel, endorsed TB action plan for the WHO European Region 2023–2030, outlining the vision and strategic actions for the region.

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Joint statement: Call for increased political commitment and accountability in preparation for the 2023 UN High-Level Meeting on TB

WHO Director-General and WHO Civil Society Task Force on TB release a joint statement setting collective priorities in preparation for the 2023 UN High-Level Meeting on TB.

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WHO #EndTB webinar: Virtual launch of the Guidance for national strategic planning for TB

The World Health Organization (WHO) will host a webinar on 6 September 2022 to present the updated Guidance for national strategic planning for TB, and share perspectives and experiences from countries, civil society and partners.

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WHO releases updated Guidance for national strategic planning for TB

The World Health Organization (WHO) is releasing new guidance to support national strategic planning for the tuberculosis (TB) response. The guidance encourages the use of a people-centeric focus in the development of national TB strategic plan (NSP). It highlights the importance of government stewardship and ownership, promotes alignment with national health strategy and other health programmes, emphasizes multi stakeholder and multi-sectoral engagement as one of the key steps for multisectoral accountability for TB.

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WHO consultation on guidance development for conducting TB programme reviews

28 July 2022 | Geneva -- Over 130 participants from countries, civil society, affected communities, partners and the private sector joined a virtual consultation organized by WHO’s Global TB Programme on the development of guidance for conducting reviews of TB programmes.

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