Published on: August 28, 2021



  • Partnership was established in the year 2000 in a bid to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) as a public health problem
  • Comprises of 1500 partner organizations including international organizations, nongovernmental & governmental organizations as well as patient groups
  • Secratariat : Geneva, Switzerland
  • Hosted by : World Health Organization
  • Administered by : UNOPS (since 2015)
  • Was established after the meeting of the First Session of Ad Hoc Committee on Tuberculosis Epidemic. It was held in London in March 1998
  • Note : Stop TB Partnership came up with the Amsterdam Declaration in March 2000 in order to Stop TB. The declaration called for action from ministerial delegations of 20 countries, having the highest burden of TB. In 2000 itself, World Health Assembly endorsed for the establishment of a Global Partnership to Stop TB.å_penis_carmen_electra_sybian/ What is in news : Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, took charge as the Chairperson of Stop TB Partnership Board