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Organization Contact Information

Name: UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Tuberculosis
Street 1: 2nd Floor, 13 Maddox Street
Street 2:
City: London
Province:
Post Code: W1S 2QG
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Phone: +44 207 4998238
Email: simon.logan@results.org.uk
Web Site: http://www.appg-tb.org.uk

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Simon
Last Name: Logan
Title: Policy Adviser
Email: simon.logan@results.org.uk
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Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: -
First Name: -
Last Name: -
Title: -
Email: logans@parliament.uk
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General Information

Board Constituency: Developed Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
The APPG on Global Tuberculosis was established in 2006 by Andrew George MP (Liberal Democrat – St Ives and Isles of Scilly), Nick Herbert MP (Conservative – Arundel and South Downs) and Julie Morgan MP (Labour – Cardiff North) who jointly chair the Group. The overall purpose of the APPG is to raise the profile of the global tuberculosis epidemic (which includes the growing incidence of TB in the UK) and to help accelerate efforts to meet international TB control targets.

The APPG on Global Tuberculosis has a growing membership of Parliamentarians from both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. APPG membership is restricted to Members of Parliament, but other interested parties, such as non-governmental organisations, academics and practitioners may be invited to attend meetings.

The APPG is currently chaired by co-founder Andrew George MP and has four vice-Chairs including Virendra Sharma MP (Labour, Ealing), Mark Lancaster MP (Con, Milton Keynes North), Baroness Masham of Ilton (Cross Bench peer) and Annette Brooke MP (Liberal Democrat, Dorset and North poole). The overall purpose of the APPG is to raise the profile of the global tuberculosis epidemic (which includes the growing incidence of TB in the UK) and to help accelerate efforts to meet international TB control targets.
The Group has a growing membership of Parliamentarians from both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. APPG membership is restricted to Members of Parliament, but other interested parties, such as non-governmental organisations, academics and practitioners may be invited to attend meetings.

The secretariat for the APPG is hosted by RESULTS UK, a non-profit advocacy organisation that works on TB as part of a wider campaign to eradicate diseases of poverty.


Key Objectives of the APPG
To campaign for TB to be made a political priority for the UK Government, Political Parties and the international community;
To co-ordinate informed Parliamentary activity on TB;
To provide a forum for debate and disc
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 1 - 5
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $10,001-$25,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Other partners
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Information on developments within the TB world
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
Parliamentary scrutiny of policy from both Departments of Health and International Development.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: African
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Specializations

Advocacy
Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Contribution

Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

Drug-Resistant TB:
Engaging UK parliamentarians and Ministers on the importance of tackling TB in the UK and globally. Advocating for increased focus, funding and mobilisation bilaterally and multilaterally to tackle all aspects of TB – including efforts to bring new tools to tackle to the disease to market.

TB-HIV:
Engaging UK parliamentarians and Ministers on the importance of tackling TB in the UK and globally. Advocating for increased focus, funding and mobilisation bilaterally and multilaterally to tackle all aspects of TB – including efforts to bring new tools to tackle to the disease to market.

New Diagnostics:
Engaging UK parliamentarians and Ministers on the importance of tackling TB in the UK and globally. Advocating for increased focus, funding and mobilisation bilaterally and multilaterally to tackle all aspects of TB – including efforts to bring new tools to tackle to the disease to market.

New TB Drugs:
Engaging UK parliamentarians and Ministers on the importance of tackling TB in the UK and globally. Advocating for increased focus, funding and mobilisation bilaterally and multilaterally to tackle all aspects of TB – including efforts to bring new tools to tackle to the disease to market.

New TB Vaccines:
Engaging UK parliamentarians and Ministers on the importance of tackling TB in the UK and globally. Advocating for increased focus, funding and mobilisation bilaterally and multilaterally to tackle all aspects of TB – including efforts to bring new tools to tackle to the disease to market.

Fundamental Research:
Engaging UK parliamentarians and Ministers on the importance of tackling TB in the UK and globally. Advocating for increased focus, funding and mobilisation bilaterally and multilaterally to tackle all aspects of TB – including efforts to bring new tools to tackle to the disease to market.

Research:
Engaging UK parliamentarians and Ministers on the importance of tackling TB in the UK and globally. Advocating for increased focus, funding and mobilisation bilaterally and multilaterally to tackle all aspects of TB – including efforts to bring new tools to tackle to the disease to market.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

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Last updated: February 20, 2013