WHO and the Indonesian Ministry of Health convene over 200 global youth in historic Town Hall to End TB

World Health Organization
July 15, 2019, 4 p.m.

Over 200 young people from all over the world pledged their commitment to end TB at the first-ever Youth Town Hall on ending TB in Jakarta on July 15, 2019. Through a bold Youth Declaration on the Fight to End TB, youth representatives including from high TB burden countries such as Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Kenya and the Philippines, outlined key commitments and actions they would lead to accelerate efforts to end TB. The declaration is aligned to and will contribute to reaching the targets set in the political declaration of the UN High Level Meeting by Heads of State, the WHO End TB Strategy and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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