MULTISECTORAL ACCOUNTABILITY FRAMEWORK TO ACCELERATE PROGRESS TO END TUBERCULOSIS BY 2030
In November 2017, 117 national delegations adopted the Moscow Declaration to End TB at the first WHO Global Ministerial Conference on Ending TB: A Multisectoral Response. They committed to “supporting the development of a multisectoral accountability framework” to accelerate progress to end TB. They called on WHO to develop the framework, working in close cooperation with relevant partners.
At the 71st World Health Assembly (WHA) in May 2018, Member States welcomed the WHO draft multisectoral accountability framework (hereafter referred to as the MAF-TB). The WHA also requested the Director-General to continue to develop the MAF-TB, in consultation with Member States, and working in close collaboration with partners, as well as to provide technical support for national adaptation and use of the MAF-TB.
In the Political Declaration of the UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on the fight against TB in September 2018, Member States committed to and called for the Director-General of WHO to finalize the MAF-TB and ensure its timely implementation in 2019.
WHO finalized the MAF-TB, building on contributions from Member States, partners, including from civil society. It was released in May 2019.