The World Health Organization is inviting feedback via an online consultation on the Zero Draft of the Declaration proposed for the Global Ministerial Conference on TB to be held in Moscow on 16-17 November 2017.
Geneva, 13 June 2017 – The World Health Organization (WHO) is inviting feedback via an online consultation on the Zero Draft of the Declaration proposed for the First WHO Global Ministerial Conference on Ending Tuberculosis in the Sustainable Development Era: A Multisectoral Response, which will be held in Moscow on 16-17 November 2017. The consultation is open to the public - including Member States of the WHO, institutions, networks, civil society groups, individuals and relevant organizations with interest in TB and health issues. The online consultation will close on 30 June 2017.
This open global consultation will inform the improvement of the draft Declaration, and inputs collated will inform a WHO intergovernmental working group of the UN missions to finalize the declaration between June-September 2017. The final Declaration will be signed by Ministers of Health and other Ministers, at the Ministerial Conference, containing bold commitments by countries to accelerate action to end TB, face the urgent gaps in care, and meet the milestones towards the 2030 SDGs. The Declaration will inform the UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on TB in 2018.
Download the Zero Draft Declaration here.
Please send your inputs by email to moscowTBdeclaration@who.int before 23:00 CET on 30 June 2017.