The 5th Annual Meeting of the Global Laboratory Initiative (GLI) https://www.stoptb.org/wg/gli/default.asp will be convened at Fondation Merieux, Les Pensières Conference Centre, Veyrier-du-Lac, France on 15-18th April 2013
The overall goal of the GLI Partners meeting this year is to bring together leading global agencies, international technical and funding partners, representatives from research organizations, non-governmental agencies, country TB control programmes, the TB Supranational Reference Laboratory network, patient communities and other key stakeholders working in partnership to address the challenges of increasing access to diagnostics within quality laboratory services for better TB control.
GLI meetings are open meetings although pre-registration is essential.
The agenda for the meeting will be developed as follows:
09:00-18:00 15th April 2013 – Partners forum to provide updates on progress being made to meet the GLI laboratory strengthening priorities
09:00 16th April – 13:00 17th April 2013 – Global forum on Xpert MTB/RIF implementation
14:00 17th April – 12:00 18th April 2013 – Global Consultation of the TB Supranational Reference Laboratory Network
Please save the date and register your availability and interest to participate via email to firstname.lastname@example.org at your earliest convenience.