Fraser Wares, MPH Consultant PMDT
Fraser Wares is a trained public health physician. He has worked on TB control for over 20 years in Africa, Asia and Europe, including 14 years working for the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global TB Programme (8 years in India and 6 years in Geneva, Switzerland).
For the last decade, his area of interest and work has focused on drug-resistant TB (DR-TB) and the programmatic management of DR-TB (PMDT), and supporting countries to expand their PMDT services and care, via contributing to global level policy development, in-country capacity building activities, and via the work of the Green Light Committee and more recently of the Global Drug Resistant Initiative. More recently the work has expanded to include the introduction of new drugs and regimens for the treatment of DR-TB. He has co-authored over 100 publications in international and national scientific journals, and textbooks, and has contributed to the development of a number of WHO global policy documents, mainly related to PMDT and DR-TB.
He joined KNCV as Senior Consultant (PMDT) in the Access to Care team in March 2016. His main area of activity with KNCV is as Coordinator of the “New Drugs and Regimens Initiative”.