South African Community Rights and Gender Assessment


Exploring the impact of gender, key population membership and the legal environment on TB vulnerability, treatment access and quality of care.


International bodies and national TB programmes have scaled up their efforts to meet the aims outlined in the Global Plan to End TB (2016 – 2020), which include reaching at least 90% of all people with TB, reaching at least 90% of TB key populations (defined as the most vulnerable, underserved, at-risk populations), and achieving at least 90% treatment success for all people diagnosed. The Stop TB Partnership (http:// has engaged an array of countries to implement national Community, Rights and Gender (CRG) Assessment processes, which examine the ways in which gender, affiliation to certain selected TB key populations, and the legal and policy environment impact on vulnerability to TB infection and disease, and access to care and treatment.

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