Shifting gears; Tanzanian Parliamentary Speaker Hon. Job Ndugai takes leadership in TB

In less than a year a year after the UNHLM_TB in New York, Tanzanian Speaker of Parliament Hon. Job Ndugai has taken leadership to inspire religious leaders to participate in identification of TB missing cases. Tanzania committed to reach 561,000 adult cases and 72,600 TB children by 2022.

To ensure leadership of important community leaders, the HIV/TB Parliamentary Standing Committee Chair Hon. Dr. Oscar Mukasa worked with Health Based NGOs (Health Promotion, NACOPHA, NTLP, AGPHAI, MSH, FHI, NACOPHA to invite the Speaker of the Parliament to inspire religious leaders and media to take an active role in identifying missing TB cases.