This Statement of Partnership ("SP") reflects the intended cooperation between the National Department of Health ("NDOH") of the Government of South Africa and the United States Agency for International Development in South Africa ("USAID"); collectively these entities are referred to as the "Participants." This SP is issued in accordance with the terms of the Partnership Framework ("PF") in support of South Africa's National HIV/AIDS, and tuberculosis ("TB") Response signed by the Government of South Africa and the Government of the United States of America ("USG") in 2012, as amended. This SP will provide an implementation framework within which USAID can provide technical support to the NDOH National TB Program ("NTP") for improved tuberculosis prevention and care in South Africa.