First WHO Global Ministerial Conference Ending Tuberculosis
in the Sustainable Development Era: A Multisectoral Response
Please Join Us for the Partner Side Event:
"The Urgent Need for New TB Vaccines to End the Epidemic"

Organized by Aeras and TBVI*
Friday, 17 November
8:00 -9:30am
Angara Conference Hall - Moscow World Trade Centre
Please join us for a critical discussion on how a new, more effective TB vaccine is essential to stopping the growing global TB epidemic. The panel will be moderated by The Rt Hon Nick Herbert CBE MP, co-chairman of the UK All Party Parliamentary Group on TB and the Global TB Caucus. Panelists will include:

  • Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of World Health Organization (tbc)
  • Dr. Veronika Skvortsova, Minister of Healthcare of the Russian Federation (tbc)
  • Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi, Minister of Health of South Africa & Chairperson of the Board, Stop TB Partnership
  • Prof. Eric Goosby, UN Special Envoy on Tuberculosis
  • Dr. Jacqueline Shea, CEO, Aeras
  • Dr. Mark Hatherill, Director, SATVI
Panelists will highlight the potential human and economic impact of a new TB vaccine, explain the role of TB vaccines in the fight against antimicrobial resistance, and discuss solutions to the current funding gap for TB vaccine research and development.
All invitees to the main WHO Ministerial Conference are welcome.

For more information, please contact nrozendaal@aeras.org