Global Consultation on the Programmatic Management of Latent Tuberculosis Infection
Seoul, Republic of Korea, 27 – 28 April 2016
The Global TB Programme of the World Health Organization in collaboration with the Republic of Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the International Tuberculosis Research Center of Korea (ITRC) conducted a global consultation on the programmatic management of latent tuberculosis infection on April 27-28, 2016 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The objective of the meeting was to present and discuss challenges, opportunities, and best practices on the programme management of latent tuberculosis infection and deliberate on ways to facilitate its implementation. The meeting brought together national TB programme managers from both high and low TB burden countries as well as researchers, technical partners, and civil society representatives. The meeting encouraged free exchange of information and experiences between countries, and specific action points recommended for national TB programmes and technical partners were defined. The meeting report will be available soon.
All the presentations are available through the links in the agenda below.