Centre for Global Health Policy

Tackling the Global TB Threat: Can We Learn from the HIV Response?

This roundtable will threw light on various dimensions of TB, including the global disease burden and the national situation in the UK, access to treatment, drug resistance, and recent efforts by pharmaceutical companies and global health initiatives to develop new therapies. The roundtable was chaired by Professor Melanie Newport (Professor in Infectious Diseases & Global Health, University of Sussex).


Guest speakers included:

Professor Stewart Cole (Coordinator of the More Medicines for TB Consortium and chair of the Global Health Institute at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne)

Dr Grania Brigden (TB adviser for MSF's Access Campaign),

Professor Ibrahim Abubakar (Professor in Infectious Disease Epidemiology, UCL and head of the TB Section at the National Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, Public Health England)

Dr Al Story (Find and Treat, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)  



Read our Tackling the Global TB Threat Roundtable Summary [PDF 344.26KB]



To watch the panel presentations:


Photo Gallery

For a selection of photographs from the roundtable: