Our vision: a world free of TB.

Our mission: civil society driving the TB response.


TBEC maintains a commitment to the following core values:

Empowerment: TBEC believes that people’s needs should be at the centre of any TB decision-making. As such TBEC seeks to empower civil society and TB affected communities to actively participate in the TB response.

Human rights based approach to TB: A human rights-based approach to TB prioritises the dignity and autonomy of all people with TB. TBEC is committed to promoting and defending the rights of TB affected people.

Equality & Social Justice: TBEC holds to the principles of promoting and defending health equality, with special focus given to engaging and empowering vulnerable and marginalised groups in TB affected communities.

Independence, Transparency and Accountability: TBEC only accepts funding from donors whose objectives are in line with its vision and core value. Furthermore, TBEC maintains a policy of transparency and disclosure for its beneficiaries, donors, and partners.

Please also see TBEC Position Statement of Transparency.

You can read more about TBEC privacy policy here.


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