World TB Day 2017

On Tuesday 28 March, the APPG convened a panel discussion on the theme 'UK leadership on TB and AMR' to mark World TB Day.

The event was extremely well-attended by external visitors and parliamentarians alike. An overview of the main discussion points is available here.

The event was hosted by APPG Chair Nick Herbert MP, with speakers including:

James Wharton MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, DFID

Lord Jim O'Neill, Chair of the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance

Jacqui Shea, Chief Executive, Aeras

Willo Brock, Senior Vice President, TB Alliance

Helen Shirley-Quirk, Director of Emergency Preparedness and Health Protection Policy, Department of Health