WHO/Europe Continues To Support Russian Federation’s TB Prevention, Care Efforts
WHO Regional Office for Europe: Close collaboration yields progress on TB prevention and care in the Russian Federation
“For nearly two decades, WHO and the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation have collaborated closely to develop effective strategies for tuberculosis (TB) prevention and care. Through the High-level Working Group (HLWG) on TB established in 1999, more than 30 Russian Federation and international nongovernmental organizations have worked in partnership to make progress towards ending TB in the country. Over the years, the HLWG has engaged in a range of TB control activities and projects. … Today, WHO/Europe continues to support the Russian Federation in fully implementing the Tuberculosis Action Plan for the WHO European Region 2016-2020…” (1/9).