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Reply to Infection Control at community level

Gaël CLAQUIN - April 10, 2016
Dear colleagues, kindly find the link to some manuals, at least one addressing community setting http://tbcare2.org/resources/infection-control Gaël CLAQUIN
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Reply to Up tick in cases cause concern

Gaël CLAQUIN - June 2, 2015
Without will to pursue this debate endlessly nor to point at a diplomatic middle way, I honestly believe we must recognize the truth is a combination of these various contributions: * recogni...
TB Infection Control

Re:+Better+outcome+of+fit-test+with+"soft"+than+"semi-rigid"+respirators

Gaël CLAQUIN - May 16, 2015
Useful feedback Gregory, in particular because it illustrates how programs do implement guidelines, for the sake of healthcare workers' protection. I hope we can read about NTP from less privileged ...
TB Infection Control

Better outcome of fit-test with "soft" than "semi-rigid" respirators

Gaël CLAQUIN - May 15, 2015
Dear community, interesting output from this study of fit-testing done in France (slides 20-22, easy to understand even if not at ease with French language) with different types of respirators. Conc...
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MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Mngt_ExposedtoMDR_child_LID12.pdf

Gaël CLAQUIN - May 14, 2015
Mngt_ExposedtoMDR_child_LID12.pdf CLAQUIN Gaël Management of children exposed to multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis ww...
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

ProphMDR_ped_SA_CID13.pdf

Gaël CLAQUIN - May 14, 2015
ProphMDR_ped_SA_CID13.pdf CLAQUIN Gaël untitled M A J O R A R T I C L E Preventive Therapy for Child Contacts of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Prospective Cohort...
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Reply to Management of MDR TB contacts

Gaël CLAQUIN - May 14, 2015
Dear all, kindly find articles I wanted to share but which needed to be attached on the website. One is cited by Tom Yates, the other a review also written by the same very experienced crew. Enjoy ...
TB Infection Control

MasquesGERES.pdf

Gaël CLAQUIN - May 14, 2015
MasquesGERES.pdf CLAQUIN Gaël Diapos Masques 2 diapos 2ème Réunion du Groupe Prévention de la SPILF 26/03/2010 C. Ciotti, GERES 1 Prévention de la trans...
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Reply to The Lancet: A retrospective and prospective analysis of the west African Ebola virus disease epidemic: robust national health systems at the foundation and an empowered WHO at the apex

Gaël CLAQUIN - May 13, 2015
And on the side of the global context, in relation to pandemic preparedness, its drivers, beneficiaries and ineffectiveness in Africa, this piece by Lachenal (who has a social science perspective ...
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Reply to Management of MDR TB contacts

Gaël CLAQUIN - May 13, 2015
Depending in which context you are intervening, there are a few options, to carefully consider according to local guidelines, legislation, context of your prescription and of your care. See attac...
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Reply to Raising the index of suspicion for TB

Gaël CLAQUIN - May 13, 2015
Thanks all for sharing your thoughts and experiences, it stimulates every readers. Let's be clear : we don't have the answer (yet) but the issue of increasing awareness is the base and this imp...
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Reply to The Lancet: A retrospective and prospective analysis of the west African Ebola virus disease epidemic: robust national health systems at the foundation and an empowered WHO at the apex

Gaël CLAQUIN - May 12, 2015
This publication must be praised for attempting to summarize a rather long and complex chain of events without avoiding unpleasant truth, and proposing solutions. A contribution on 2 aspects : 1. on...
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Reply to Raising the index of suspicion for TB

Gaël CLAQUIN - May 12, 2015
Thanks for sharing this important article Dylan. What it reveals (or, sadly, confirms) is that very little progress has been made regarding TB (un)diagnosis, in HIV patients in particular, across the...
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S0002020615000116a.pdf

Gaël CLAQUIN - May 12, 2015
S0002020615000116a.pdf CLAQUIN Gaël S0002020615000116.indd African Studies Review http://journals.cambridge.org/ASR Additional services for African Studies Review:...
TB Infection Control

Missing post ?

Gaël CLAQUIN - April 4, 2015
Hi, I thought I posted a line and presentation with question on fitness of N95 items according to respirators shape ; did not see it published. Can you confirm you got it ? What happened ? Thanks M...
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WHO_coverall_comparison_table.pdf

Gaël CLAQUIN - April 1, 2015
WHO_coverall_comparison_table.pdf CLAQUIN Gaël WHO Coverall comparison table20012015.xlsx Last updated, 20/01/2015 (this list and the specifications will be updat...
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Reply to MSF and WHO reports, how do we respond to emerging infectious diseases?

Gaël CLAQUIN - April 1, 2015
Dear community, the mentioned useful tables, not so easy to find for some it seems, attached. Also I've asked some WHO Geneva IPC colleagues to help validating a recent new quality standard I dis...
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Mat_list_ebola_25nov_en.pdf

Gaël CLAQUIN - April 1, 2015
Mat_list_ebola_25nov_en.pdf CLAQUIN Gaël This list can be used for donation, procurement and preparedness for Ebola care. Main references http://apps.who.int/iris/...
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Medicines_list_ebola_20oct.pdf

Gaël CLAQUIN - April 1, 2015
Medicines_list_ebola_20oct.pdf CLAQUIN Gaël version 20 October 2014 This list can be used for donation, procurement and preparedness for Ebola care. Main referenc...
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Reply to MSF and WHO reports, how do we respond to emerging infectious diseases?

Gaël CLAQUIN - March 28, 2015
Dear community, 1. Get me well: I was not bashing UN and WHO as a whole but pointing at the collusion between elites, with absurdly high salaries as a major cause of paralysis (in my eyes the price...