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DOTS Expansion Working Group Meeting. Engaging Professional Associations in TB Control Paris, 15 October 2008. Dr J.M. Chakaya Chair, DEWG. STRUCTURE OF THE STOP TB PARTNERSHIP. GLOBAL PARTNERS' FORUM. Global Drug Facility. Coordinating Board Partnership Secretariat.
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DOTS Expansion Working Group Meeting Engaging Professional Associations in TB Control Paris, 15 October 2008 Dr J.M. Chakaya Chair, DEWG
STRUCTURE OF THE STOP TB PARTNERSHIP GLOBAL PARTNERS' FORUM Global Drug Facility Coordinating Board Partnership Secretariat WHO Strategic and Technical Advisory Group W O R K I N G G R O U P S DOTS expansion TB/HIV MDR-TB New TB Vaccines New TB Diagnostics New TB Drugs Advocacy, Communications and Social Mobilization Working Group
Structure of the DOTS Expansion Working Group DOTS Expansion Working Group (DEWG) Chairperson: Dr Jeremiah Chakaya, Kenya Secretariat: (WHO/HQ Staff) Dr Léopold Blanc Dr Malgosia Grzemska Ms Annemieke Brands Members: 22 High TB Burden Countries (HBC), Technical and Financial agencies, Experts, Community representatives DEWG Core Team Chairperson: Dr Jeremiah Chakaya, Kenya Secretariat: (WHO/HQ staff) Dr Léopold Blanc Dr Malgosia Grzemska Ms Annemieke Brands Members: KNCV, The Union, WHO, Chairs of sub-groups, USAID, CDC, GDF, NORAD/LHL, Country Representatives, Community Representatives Laboratory Strengthening Capacity Subgroup (now included into Global Laboratory Initiative together with the SRLN & proposed to become an independent working group) Chairperson: Dr John Ridderhof, USA Secretariat: (WHO/HQ Staff) Dr Karin Weyer Members: Supranational Reference Laboratory Network (SRLN), Laboratory Experts PPM DOTS Subgroup Chairperson: Dr Phil Hopewell, USA Secretariat: (WHO/HQ Staff) Dr Mukund Uplekar Dr Knut Lönnroth Dr Bethollet Kaboru Ms Monica Yesudian Members: Technical and Financial Agencies, National Programme Managers, Academicians, Private Sectors and Community Representatives Childhood TB Subgroup Chairperson: Dr Robert Gie, South Africa Secretariat: (WHO/HQ Staff) Dr Malgosia Grzemska Members: WHO, IUATLD, NIH, CDC, USAID, IPA, Representatives of Academic and Research Institutes and of HBC, Paediatricians in Clinical Practice TB and Poverty Subgroup Chairperson: Ms Bertha Nhlema Simwaka, Malawi Secretariat: Dr Bertie Squire, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom Members: World Bank, WHO, Rockefeller Foundation, IUATLD, KNCV, LSTM, NTP Managers, NGOs engaged in TB and Poverty activities
DEWG Meeting- Purpose To mobilize professional associations to help foster effective collaboration between national TB programmes and private health care providers.
Objectives • To sensitize leaders of professional associations on TB control to the Stop TB Strategy and ISTC. • To share experiences on engagement of professional associations in TB control in diverse country settings. • To provide a platform for exchange of ideas between national TB programme managers and leaders of professional associations for implementing ISTC. • To discuss ways to enable professional associations to contribute to national and global efforts to control TB.