Tuberculosis (TB)

Technical Consultation on the Programmatic Management of Latent Tuberculosis Infection

Seoul, Republic of Korea, 31 August – 1 September 2017

The Global TB Programme of WHO organized a technical consultation on the programmatic management of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in Seoul, Republic of Korea from 31 August-1 September 2017. The meeting brought together researchers, programme managers, technical partners, developers and donors to particularly explore the challenges, barriers and prospect of existing and novel LTBI diagnostics and digital tools in the programmatic management of LTBI. Participants reviewed available data on novel LTBI diagnostics and digital tools, and discussed future research needs to further the scaling up of these tools as part of programmatic management. The meeting defined a set of next steps and areas for further research to expedite implementation of programmatic management of LTBI.

The meeting report and presentations are available through the links below.

Agenda and presentations