Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 08:00 to 09:15
The Hague, Netherlands

25 - 27 May

10th WHO National TB Programme Managers’ Meeting, 15th Wolfheze Workshops

Jointly organized by World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, European Center for Disease Control and KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation

Wolfheze Workshops 2011 will review the progress made following the Berlin Declaration. Discussions will focus on the challenges and opportunities shared by WHO Members States towards achieving Millennium Development Goal No. 6 by 2015, programmatic management of MDR/XDR-TB, drug management, enhanced case-finding within high risk settings, childhood TB and improved case management across European borders, while safeguarding the basic human rights of TB patients.

Scope and purpose

1.      To review the progress made in TB control in the Member States following the Berlin Declaration with particular attention to the regional and national responses to MDR-TB

2.      To discuss, finalize and endorse the Consolidated Action Plan to Prevent and Combat M/XDR-TB in WHO European Region 2011-2015

3.      To review the progress of the Wolfheze working groups.

4.      To present the latest evidence for development of effective TB control policies.

5.      To bridge the technical and operational gaps by exchanging information in specific areas related to TB control in high TB priority countries and low and medium TB burden countries.

Further information and registration