West and Central African Regional Networks for Tuberculosis control

Dear friends, as we look to 2022 with hopes for a brighter future, we at WHO collectively recommit to keep the promises made to the millions affected by TB each year – despite any hardships, challenges or crises that come our way. We cannot falter in our commitment till we reach and save every person, family and community impacted by this deadly disease. Best wishes to you, your colleagues and loved ones, for a happy, healthy and fruitful 2022!
Teresa KASAEVA
WHO Global TB Director
Programmatic management of latent and drug-resistant TB and OR/IR research gaps
Programmatic management of latent and drug-resistant TB and OR/IR research gaps

From 11 to 14 March 2019, Cotonou hosted a workshop on programmatic management of latent and drug-resistant tuberculosis. The workshop brought together participants from 44 of the 47 countries in the World Health Organization (WHO) Africa region.

Programmatic management of latent and drug-resistant TB and OR/IR research gaps
Best practices on TB in West and Central Africa: Community approaches and childhood tuberculosis
Best practices on TB in West and Central Africa: Community approaches and childhood tuberculosis

From July 1 to 3, 2019, a workshop on best practices and lessons learned on TB screening in West and Central Africa was held at the Golden Tulip Le Diplomate hotel in Cotonou, Benin

Best practices on TB in West and Central Africa: Community approaches and childhood tuberculosis
“The TB Village”: World TB Day 2019 in the DRC
“The TB Village”: World TB Day 2019 in the DRC

On Sunday, March 24, 2019, the Democratic Republic of Congo, like the rest of the world, commemorated World TB Day. For this celebration, a TB village has been set up.

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Remarks of the Executive Secretary

Tuberculosis is still a public health problem worldwide. According to the World Health Organization, it affects 9 million people worldwide every year. It also remains one of the most deadly diseases with 1,500,000 deaths annually. Read more

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