2009 Summit Challenge

2009 Pacific Health Summit Challenge
Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis: Overcoming Global Resistance

June 1, 2009

The official “2009 Summit Challenge” presents the conceptual foundation for the 2009 Pacific Health Summit, to be held June 16-18. The Challenge is conveyed through brief essays on this year’s Summit theme, “MDR-TB: Overcoming Global Resistance,” written by Michael Birt, Lee Hartwell, David Fleming, Peter Neupert, Mark Walport, and Tachi Yamada.

About the Pacific Health Summit

Since its inception in 2005, the Summit mission was to connect science, industry, and policy for a healthier world. By fostering substantive, cross-sector communication, the Secretariat sought to catalyze strategic alliances that will produce long-term results and partnerships. Learn more.