Neglected tropical diseases

Meeting of the Human African Trypanosomiasis Elimination (HAT) Technical Advisory Group (HAT-e-TAG)

Date: 15–16 November 2018
Venue: WHO Headquarters, Geneva

This 3rd meeting will consider the criteria and procedures to assess dossiers from countries requesting validation of elimination of gambiense HAT within the 2020 target (i.e elimination of HAT as a public health problem), including adaptation of dossier for rhodesiense HAT. The meeting will also discuss the 2030 target (Eliminating HAT as zero transmission) and how to verify the absence of transmission.