Nonna Turusbekova

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Nonna Turusbekova, PhD, is a freelance consultant with more than 10 years of experience in TB and more than 20 years of experience working with key and vulnerable populations. For several years Nonna was a steering committee member of TB Europe Coalition, a network of organizations and activists in Eastern Europe & Central Asia region. Through Nonna’s recent 4-year engagement in the Global Fund’s Technical Review Panel, she is familiar with many aspects of TB (HIV and malaria) programming, specific to the Global Fund, and health and communities systems strengthening in general. She also regularly supports country coordinating mechanisms – governance bodies overseeing Global Fund grants in the recipient countries. Nonna’s current areas of focus include human rights and gender considerations in TB, HIV and malaria. Besides this she is skilled in airborne infection prevention and control, focusing on administrative measures and personal respiratory protection.

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