Membership to the core group is by nomination, election and invitation by the current core group members and secretariat.

  • The major constituencies to be represented on the core group include:
    • National TB Programmes
    • Stop TB technical and donor partners including NGOs, corporate sector and professional associations
    • Representatives from other relevant Stop TB Working Groups
    • Academic/Research institutions
    • Patient/community representatives
  • Membership to be institutional rather than individual (excluding for ad hoc purposes)
  • About a third of the core group members will be replaced every 2 years.
  • Chair will be elected/re-elected every 2 years
  • New nominations will be solicited pro-actively from individuals/institutions that have not applied but have a potential to contribute substantively.
  • WHO Regional Advisors are ex-officio members