oxanaOxana Rucsineanu is a TB activist from the Republic of Moldova, leading Moldova National Association of tuberculosis patients „SMIT”.

Being an active member of the National Platform of TB NGOs, GCTA, TBEC and TB People networks and having gone through personal experience of drug-resistant tuberculosis, she has coordinated since 2011 several projects focusing on the rights and responsibilities of TB communities and the need of building comprehensive approaches to TB care.

Oxana is strongly committed to advocating for constructive partnerships and efficient treatment processes as well as to making TB voices heard in the global response to the disease with a recently grown interest for engaging communities in operational and clinical researches.