UN High-Level Meeting on TB

United Nations High-Level Meeting on the Fight to End TB

The UN High-Level Meeting on the Fight to End TB was held on September 26, 2018, in New York. The Stop TB Partnership shared the meeting agenda and a background FAQ on the importance of this meeting, and there is a political declaration issued for the meeting.

For more information on the meeting:

Key Takeaways

The National Institutes of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) released the Strategic Plan for TB Research.

The New England Journal of Medicine published an article on vaccine development: “Phase 2b Controlled Trial of M72/AS01E Vaccine to Prevent Tuberculosis.”

The UK announced a UK-led study, partially funded by the MRC, that marks a shift towards the genetic era in tackling TB.

NTCA Reports from the Meeting

  1. September 26
  2. September 27