Who we are

The Global TB Caucus is a unique international network of political representatives with support in more than 150 countries. Today, the Global TB Caucus gathers more than 2500 members and helped launching 53 National TB Caucuses over the world. 

 

Members of the Caucus adhere to the principles outlined in the founding document, the Barcelona Declaration.  

 

In particular, members commit:

To working across geographical and political divides in a non-partisan and inclusive fashion;

To engaging with civil society and all other stakeholders involved in the fight against the TB epidemic; and

To confront stigma and social isolation associated with the disease.

Our History

2014

The Global TB Caucus was launched in 2014, by  The Rt Hon Nick Herbert CBE MP, after many years of successful campaigning to the UK government, through the All Parliaments Parliamentary Group on TB in the British Parliament.  Mr Jose Luis Castro, Executive Director of The Union,  offered to host and fund a meeting at the World Lung Health Conference.

 

The Global TB Caucus project took another step forward when Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, Minister of Health for South Africa and Chairman of the Stop TB Partnership declared his support.  Other political representatives from around the world agreed to attend the Summit or sent messages of support for the meeting in Barcelona.

Our Strategy

In 2015, the Executive Committee met and approved our Strategic Plan for the years 2017-2020

Global TB Caucus Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is the Global TB Caucus' ultimate decision-making body, and every year it sets the strategic priorities for the Caucus. Its current members are:

Global: The Rt Hon Nick Herbert CBE, United Kingdom

Africa: Hon Elma Dienda MP, Namibia, Hon Christopher Kalila MP, Zambia, Hon Stephen Mule MP, Kenya, Hon Abubakar Sarki Dahiru MP, Nigeria

Americas: Hon Luis Gallo MP, Uruguay, Hon Luz Salgado MP, Peru, Hon Gisela Scaglia MP, Argentina, Hon Claudio Marte MP, Dominican Republic

Asia Pacific: Hon Congreswoman Helen Tan MP, the Philippines, Hon Warren Entsch MP, Australia

Europe: Hon Stephan Albani MdB, Germany, Baroness Alison Suttie, United Kingdom,  Hon Anne Kuik MP, the Netherlands

 

EECA: Hon Lada Bulakh MP, Ukraine, Hon Jamshed Murtazaqulov MP, Tajikistan

Francophone: Senator Pierre Ngayap, Cameroun, Hon Gabriel Serville MP, France

The Secretariat

Africa Regional Director

evelyn.kibuchi@globaltbcaucus.org

Sarah Kirk

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Head of the Secretariat

sarah.kirk@globaltbcaucus.org

Cintia Dantas

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Global Advocacy & Americas Director

cintia.dantas@globaltbcaucus.org

Luciana Nemeth

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Global Campaigns Director

luciana.nemeth@globaltbcaucus.org

Evelyn Kibuchi

Kate Thompson

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Western Europe Regional Manager

kate.thompson@globaltbcaucus.org

Tushar Nair

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Asia Pacific Regional Manager

tushar.nair@globaltbcaucus.org

Alesia Matusevych

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Deborah Ogwuche

Francophone Regional Manager

deborah.ogwuche@globaltbcaucus.org

Deliana Garcia

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Americas CSO Coordinator

deliana.garcia@globaltbcaucus.org

Eléonor Silva

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Communications & Advocacy Coordinator

eleonor.silva@globaltbcaucus.org

Lucy Foster

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Secretariat Coordinator

lucy.foster@globaltbcaucus.org

Ganendra Kristandya

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Asia Pacific Regional Coordinator

ganendra.kristandya@globaltbcaucus.org

Paidamoyo Magaya

Anglo Africa Regional Coordinator

Paidamoyo.magaya@globaltbcaucus.org

Safeguarding Policy

The Global TB Caucus is hosted by RESULTS UK and therefore follows its Safeguarding policy that you can find here. To visit RESULTS UK website please click here

 

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