Under the National TB Program, no procedures for facilitation and encouragement of operational studies have been developed, planning and implementation of which is assigned to the state institution “Yanovsky National Institute of Tuberculosis and Pulmonology, for the funds from the state budget. Plans of studies intended to be carried out under the Global Fund grant are approved with the National TB and HIV/AIDS Council. Studies under other international projects are approved with the state institution “Ukrainian Centre for Socially Dangerous Diseases Control”.
3. A process should be developed to facilitate and encourage operational research in the NTP.