Advocacy Dialogue to End TB in Uganda

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The United Nations General Assembly has convened a United Nations High-Level Meeting (UN HLM) on Tuberculosis (TB) to secure commitment from heads of state and governments for a coordinated global response and increased resources to combat TB. The meeting, with the theme, United to End Tuberculosis: An Urgent Global Response to a Global Epidemic, will be held September 26, 2018, in New York City.

Uganda will be represented at the UN HLM meeting by the Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs (representing His Excellency the President of Uganda), the Hon. Minister of Health, senior officials from the Ministry of Health (MOH), representatives from non-governmental organizations, and representatives from civil society organizations. The USAID Defeat TB project, implemented by University Research Co., LLC (URC), will also participate in the meeting.


Panel members at the press conference from the MOH, Parliament, NTLP, and WHO, discuss the TB burden in Uganda
Publication Date 
September 2018
Resource Type 
Success Stories
Regions/ Countries