The objective of the GDI is to serve as a multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary platform organizing and coordinating the efforts of stakeholders to assist countries build capacity for programmatic management of DR-TB (PMDT) in the public and private sectors. The ultimate aim is to ensure universal access to care and appropriate treatment for all DR-TB patients. The group mobilizes resources and undertakes activities to ensure a holistic, quality-assured, patient-centred approach for all DR-TB patients within existing TB care structures as well as through innovative new partnerships in priority countries.

Working Group Structure

The working Group is steered by an independent Chair and Vice Chairs, a Core Group and Secretariat. Membership of the Working Group is open.