5th Global forum on tb vaccines

Partnering for Progress and Innovation
20-23 February 2018 – New Delhi, India

The Global Forum on TB Vaccines is the world’s largest gathering of stakeholders striving to develop new vaccines to prevent TB. It provides an important and unique opportunity to review the state of the field, share the latest research findings, and identify new and innovative approaches to TB vaccine R&D, with the end goal of developing and deploying new TB vaccines as quickly as possible.

About the global forum on TB Vaccines

The Global Forum on TB Vaccines is the only conference that brings together stakeholders from across the spectrum of TB vaccine research and development (R&D) to share data, findings, concepts, and new approaches, as well as promote a global dialogue on the path forward for this critical research. The main goals of the Global Forum are to:

Review progress and share the latest research and data

Identify and promote innovative and transformative approaches to TB vaccine R&D

Encourage partnerships and collaboration to accelerate TB vaccine R&D

Increase global recognition of the critical role vaccines will play in efforts to end TB

5th Global Forum on TB Vaccines

The 5th Global Forum on TB Vaccines brought together nearly 350 participants from more than 30 countries to learn about the latest research findings and strategies, presented by experts from around the world.

The 3-day scientific program included a mix of plenary sessions, breakout sessions, and poster presentations; and covered a full range of topics, from basic research to clinical trials, community engagement and advocacy.

Site visits to four local institutions involved in TB research and care were offered on 23 February 2018. These site visits provided Global Forum participants a unique opportunity to see first-hand how TB care and research are conducted at a variety of facilities and settings in India.