Stop TB Partnership highlighted at the High-level Segment of the UN Economic and Social Council

6 July 200 - Geneva - The High-level Segment of the UN Economic and Social Council, ongoing at United Nations in Geneva this week, is focused on improving global health. At session called Partnerships in health - lessons from multi-stakeholder initiatives today Dr Marcos Espinal, Executive Secretary of the Stop TB Partnership, addressed delegates about the Stop TB Partnership's achievements and the challenges it faces.

Other speakers on the panel were Michel Sidibé, Executive Director, UNAIDS; Philippe Douste-Blazy, Special Advisor on Innovative Financing for Development and Chair of the Board of UNITAID; Michel Kazatchkine, Executive Director, Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Awa Marie Coll-Seck, Executive Director, Roll Back Malaria Partnership; and Natalia Imbruglia, Spokesperson for the Campaign to End Fistula.