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Infection control Trends E newsletter July 2019 edition dedicated to Tuberculosis

Dr Dhruv Mamtora - June 10, 2019
dear all, I am happy to inform that Infection control trends July 2019 edition is dedicated to Tuberculosis. since India is strongly committed to eliminate tuberculosis and WHO theme is on end TB s...
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Evolution of Tuberculosis Infection control policies in the world

Md Saiful Islam - Aug. 8, 2018
Hi All: This is Mohammed Saiful Islam, a PhD student from University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. For my PhD dissertation, I have been working on Tuberculosis policies and their implement...
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Short Course in Architectural and Engineering Approaches to Infection Control (LIMITED FREE SEATS AVAILABLE)

Edward Nardell, MD - June 27, 2018
Our colleagues in Pretoria, South Africa are again running a one-week course on building design and engineering to reduce TB transmission. Modeled after the Harvard course, which is not being offered ...
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New Ways to Approach Building Design and Airborne Infection Control

Barbara Foot - April 20, 2017
"This is a noble chance I had which changed the way I look at design issues as an architect." (from a past course participant). Brigham and Women's Hospital/Division of Global Health Equity, with ...
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2017 Building Design and Engineering Approaches to Airborne Infection Control Course, July 31-August 11, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Barbara Foot - March 28, 2017
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Division of Global Health Equity, in collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Northeastern University and MASS D...
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Time Span with Active TB Patients

SYED IHTISHAM - Jan. 6, 2017
It is sometimes said that eight hours of time is essentially required for a doctor to stay with an active patient of TB in order to acquire disease and that a good breakfast is linked with less likeli...
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BCG vaccination increase the risk of severe Miliary Tuberculosis?

narong kun - July 4, 2016
Dear all member, i am from Cambodia. I have some queries about BCG vaccination increase the risk of severe Miliary Tuberculosis. Recently, Dr. Beat Richner, Founder and Head of Kantha Bopha Hospita...
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streptomycin in non-hepatotoxic regimen

heba abed - April 6, 2016
hello , I need to ask about the duration of use streptomycin in non-hepatotoxic regimen for the treatment of first line patient ? if anyone have an answer please let me know the reference . thank ...
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Guidelines for management of TB patients in hospitals?

Geeta Pardeshi - Feb. 1, 2016
Are there any guidelines for admission and management of TB patients in hospitals? For example criteria for admission, diagnosis, treatment and discharge. Guidelines for management of TB patients in h...
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Duration between admission to treatment intiation= period of infectiousness in hospital set up??

Geeta Pardeshi - Dec. 11, 2015
In a study I am looking at factors related to the duration between admission to treatment initiation in patients of pulmonary tuberculosis admitted in hospital wards with poor TB infection control. C...
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TB infection control in Health care workers

Diego Castro - Nov. 21, 2015
Hi, In my country there are a gap in the occupational law, so the Health Care Workers that have been infected with TB don't have the correspondent occupational benefits. We are working for the recog...
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Facility with good TB-IC in Estern Europe

Nonna Turusbekova - Oct. 23, 2015
Dear all, I'm looking for a facility in Eastern Europe, or the surroundings, with exemplary TB-IC measures, preferably built from scratch (not refurbished). Some colleagues of mine, who are going...
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Tuberculosis & HivAids

In the world Among the people living with HIV , TB is the most frequent life threatening opportunistic infection and a leading cause of death.HIV care settings in various parts of the world are implem...
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Tuberculosis In Prison

Gambhir Shrestha - July 20, 2015
There are so many evidences that the prevalence of Tuberculosis in Prison is higher than the general population (10 to 100 times higher). It makes uoto 25% percent of total TB burden in a country. The...
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Harvard Course: Building Design and Engineering Approaches to Airborne Infection Control, Boston, 27 July - 7 August, 2015

Edward Nardell, MD - Feb. 11, 2015
After a year off, the "Harvard" continuing education course, "Building Design and Engineering Approaches to Airborne Infection Control" will again be held in Boston at Harvard Medical School, 27 July ...
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F-A-S-T

Philip Lederer - Dec. 12, 2014
If you are interested in F-A-S-T, check out the presentations from Barcelona: http://slideonline.eu/recordings/2014/14union/ #689 -- Implementing F-A-S-T #690-- Bangladesh #692-- Russia wit...
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How is TB a Human Rights Issue?

A lack of respect for human rights fuels the spread of TB by creating conducive economic, social and environmental conditions. Key vulnerable groups include people living in poverty, ethnic minoriti...
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Cough coaching resources?

Robert Flick - Dec. 1, 2014
Dear colleagues, We find that many patients who screen positive for TB at the facilities we support don't provide sputum for diagnostic evaluation. To facilitate bacteriologic confirmation of TB, w...
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Механизм регистрации ТБ среди работников ЛПУ

Zulfiya Tilloeva - Oct. 1, 2014
Уважаемые коллеги, Прошу поделится опытом организации предупреждения ТБ среди работников противотуберкулезных учреждений в тех случаях когда существует высокий уровень стигмы. Известно, что в странах...
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Developing Technologies for home-based infection control

Richard Vincent - July 10, 2014
I was recently asked by Dr. Ernesto Jaramillo to consider developing technologies that can be adapted at household level for infection control. The main reason for this is the policy of ambulatory car...
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