UK International Development Secretary pledge to strengthen TB role

The International Development Secretary, Priti Patel, pledged to strengthen the UK’s role in the fight against TB and drug-resistance, in a speech yesterday at the Bond Annual Conference.

During the speech, Ms Patel also renewed the UK’s commitment to overseas aid and set out DfID’s future priorities and ambitions. This included the announcement of a new partnership between the DFID, the Charity Commission and the wider sector to raise standards and increase effectiveness in areas including governance, financial management, due diligence, cost-effectiveness and transparency.

Read the full speech transcript on the BOND website


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