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WHO Press Conference
Date: 18 March 2013
12:00 - 12:45
Organization: WHO
Location: Room III
Subject: In advance of World TB Day (24 March) WHO and the Global Fund will outline some key priorities for tackling tuberculosis and addressing a new threat posed by multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB). They will detail the resources required and funding gaps in 118 low and middle income countries over the next three years.



In advance of World TB Day (24 March) WHO and the Global Fund will outline some key priorities for tackling tuberculosis and addressing a new threat posed by multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB). They will detail the resources required and funding gaps in 118 low and middle income countries over the next three years.
  • Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General, World Health Organization
  • Dr Mark Dybul, Executive Director, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria
  • Dr Mario Raviglione, Director, Stop TB Department, World Health Organization
  • Dr Eliud Wandwalo, Senior Specialist on Tuberculosis, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria


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