Stop TB Partnership

2005 UN World Summit report calls for strengthened commitments for TB control

28 September 2005 -- The 2005 World Summit in New York, marking the 60th anniversary of the United Nations, was the largest gathering of Heads of State and Government in history. Regarding TB, the official Summit communique includes commitments to promote sustainable long-term funding, strengthen public-private partnerships, develop new drugs, diagnostics and vaccines, and strengthening health systems in Africa.