Countries, partners and civil society pledge to scale up engagement of private and unlinked public health providers to close gaps in access to quality TB care.
25 July 2019 | Jakarta: Over 150 representatives from national TB programmes, partners and civil society from across 20 countries came together at the 14th Global Meeting of the Public-Private Mix (PPM) Working Group in Jakarta, Indonesia on 16-18 July 2019.
The Meeting was convened by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Stop TB Partnership with support from USAID and the Global Fund. The Meeting was opened by the Health Minister of Indonesia Hon. Prof. Dr. Nila Moeloek and focused on country progress towards adoption and roll out of the PPM Roadmap (launched in 2018) to close gaps in care and reach all the missing people with TB. This is the first Working Group Meeting where there was strong representation from civil society and youth advocates to enable greater engagement of affected communities in efforts to scale up PPM.
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