Other TitlesReport of the 5th meeting of Regional Advisory Committee (r-GLC SEAR) on MDR-TB, Mumbai, 29-31 May14
AbstractIn response to the need for scaling up the programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis (PMDT) in the WHO South-East Asia Region, a Regional Advisory Committee on MDR-TB, also known as the regional Green Light Committee (r-GLC) was established in May 2012, which functions as an advisory committee to the WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia, WHO Member States in the South-East Asia Region, as well as donors and partners. The fifth meeting of the r-GLC was held in Mumbai, India, from 2931 May 2013 and the Committee reviewed and endorsed the country mission reports on the programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis undertaken during the first half of the year 2014 and extensively discussed issues related to the scale-up and implementation of PMDT in the countries of the Region. The Committee also discussed the next steps in PMDT implementation.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2014). Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/205528