Stop TB Partnership visit to Almaty

On April 25, 2018, the AIDS Foundation East-West in Kazakhstan, within the framework of the Fast-track CITIes project, organized the advocacy visit of the Deputy Executive Director of the STOP TB Partnership (Switzerland) Sahu Suvanand and the Deputy Akim of Almaty Murat Daribayev. The high-level meeting was also attended by the Deputy Head of the Almaty Health Department, the Director of the National Research Center for Phthisiopulmonology, and the Director of the Inter-district TB Dispensary in Almaty. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the strategy of cooperation of Almaty Akimat with STOP TB Partnership within the framework of Zero TB declaration. On April 26-27, AIDS Foundation East-West in Kazakhstan also took part in an international conference on tuberculosis dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the National Research Center for Phthisiopulmonology and gave a presentation on the activities carried out within the framework of the Zero TB Cities project.