IMPALA’s engagement with UN HLMs and the preparatory work leading up to them is highlighted below.
IMPALA’s Jahangir Khan and Uzochukwu Egere attended an interactive multi-stakeholder hearing on 29th April 2019 at the United Nations in New York, in preparation for the UN General Assembly high-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage (UN HLM-UC), taking place later in the year.
In preparation for the UN High Level meeting on TB (UN HLM-TB), seven members of the UK Academics & Professionals to End TB network (UKAPTB) attended the interactive civil society meeting on 4 June 2018 at UN headquarters in New York. UKAPTB attendees included IMPALA’s Bertie Squire and Irene Ayakaka.
A Backbench Business Committee debate on ending tuberculosis took place in the House of Commons on 7th June 2018. The debate was led by Hon Nick Herbert as a precursor to a UN High Level meeting on TB (UN HLM-TB) to be held later in the year, and special mention was given to the IMPALA programme.