Stop TB Partnership

Global Laboratory Initiative holds fourth partners meeting


19 April 2012 - Annecy, France - The Global Laboratory Initiative (GLI) held its fourth partners meeting from 17 to 19 April

The meeting brought together global agencies, international technical and funding partners, representatives from research organizations, nongovernmental organizations, country tuberculosis (TB) programmes, patient communities and others to address the challenges of diagnostics and laboratory services in TB.

Participants discussed recent WHO policy guidance on TB diagnostics, new technologies in the pipeline and the current GLI projects and activities.

The meeting agenda and presentations are available on the Stop TB Partnership website.

News writers:

Jon Lidén
Ravini Senanayake
Priti Patnaik
Jenniffer Dietrich
Elisabetta Minelli