Membership is open to all individuals and civil society organisations within the WHO European Region, who act as advocates for action and resources to counteract the TB epidemic.

At present, no fee is charged.

To join as a member, please sign up via the ‘Join Us‘ link on the right-hand side of this webpage, or contact giving your name, organisation, contact details and nature of your interest or activity in TB.

The benefits of TBEC members include:

  • Increased influence within national, regional, EU and international decision making around the TB response in the WHO European Region;
  • Opportunity to participation either as a voter or a candidate;
  • Opportunity to connect via TBEC listserve to peers working across the region and share best practices;
  • Access to up-to-date information about policy developments, resources, publications, activities, events, funding opportunities and other news of relevance to TB advocates;
  • Access to advocacy training materials and toolkits developed specifically for TBEC members;
  • Participation in trainings and country visits organised by TBEC;
  • Opportunity to contribute and provide input into consultations at regional, EU and international level;
  • Support from the Secretariat in preparing funding applications at regional and global level whenever possible;

The responsibilities of TBEC members include:

  • Engage with TBEC Board and Secretariat on TB issues related to either their country of residence/origin, or their profession/expressed area of interest;
  • Act as a local point of contact and avenue for communication in case of country visit by the members of TBEC Steering Committee and Secretariat in their country of residence/origin;
  • Be in electronic contact with other TBEC members in their country throughout the year.
  • Whenever relevant, update TBEC Secretariat and Steering Committee on the TB related developments in their country throughout the year;
  • In case of civil society organisations, disseminate information and raise awareness of TBEC activities amongst its members;
  • Participate in any other relevant TBEC activities to ensure fight against TB across the region;


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