First-ever targeted roadmap to scale-up public-private health sector engagement to end TB launched at 13th PPM Working Group Meeting at The Hague

20 OCTOBER 2018, THE HAGUE - The World Health Organization (WHO), the Public-Private Mix Working Group of the Stop TB Partnership, and global partners have just released a Roadmap to scale up the engagement of public and private health care providers in efforts to end TB. The roadmap was jointly launched by Dr Tereza Kasaeva, Director of the WHO Global TB Programme and Dr Madhukar Pai, Chair of the Public-Private Mix (PPM) Working Group & Director of McGill International TB Centre, together with countries and partners. It identifies clear actions needed to expand the engagement of all care providers towards universal access to care, building on a Landscape Analysis of the private health sector on TB that was also simultaneously released.