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Application to ENGAGE-TB Regional Workshop (Latin America and the Caribbean)

Daniel Bernal - Aug. 7, 2019
Partners in Health together with the TB Coalition of the Americas are pleased to invite members of the Civil Society from El Salvador, Guatemala and Mexico to apply to participate in the 1st Regional ...
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Advocacy & Education Caribbean Citizen engagement Civil Society Conferences El Salvador Guatemala Latin America Mexico Patient Engagement Program Management Provider Engagement Training workshop
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Infection control trends July 2019 edition is 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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Advocacy & Education Clinical Assistance Laboratory Program Management Publications & Research technical assistance Training
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Impact of personnel shortages on TB programs

David Bryden - Aug. 31, 2018
Dear colleagues - I am looking for any research or analysis of the impact of shortages of trained personnel, eg nurses, community health workers, lab workers, physicians etc, on the ability of TB prog...
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Advocacy & Education Program Management
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WHO new grouping of drugs for MDR / RR TB

Prince James - Aug. 19, 2018
Administering multiple doses of Imipenem / Meropenem and their huge cost makes their application more difficult than Amikacin - which is placed lower than Imipenem in the new grouping of drugs. Shou...
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Advocacy & Education Clinical Assistance Guidelines
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UCSF HEAL Initiative Global Health Fellowship Opportunity

Joseph Scarpelli - July 31, 2018
The UCSF HEAL Initiative is actively recruiting our 5th class of global health fellows and we’d like to ask your help in spreading the word. We’re eager to recruit individuals who are passionate about...
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Advocacy & Education Fellowship opportunity Global Health Fellowship health equity Medical fellowship Social Medicine Training
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Line probe assays (LPAs) types

Ibtihal omer - July 17, 2018
Dear experts, could you please give me brief information to differentiate between: 1. Genotype MTBDR assay 2. GenoType MTBDRsl VER 1.0 3. GenoType MTBDRsl VER 2.0 4. The GenoType MTBDRplus assay L...
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Advocacy & Education Guidelines Laboratory technical assistance Training
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

You're invited to USAID TB CARE II webinar-An Introduction to Delivering Comprehensive Supportive Care to People with DR-TB Wednesday, July 18, 2018 from 8:00-9:00 EDT (12:00-13:00 GMT).

Hala Jassim AlMossawi - June 19, 2018
Please join the USAID TB CARE II project for a webinar on an Introduction to Delivering Comprehensive Supportive Care to People with DR-TB, to be held on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 from 8:00-9:00 EDT (1...
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Advocacy & Education Conferences Training
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

27 April is deadline for applications for accreditation for the hearing and/or the UN HLM

Masoud Dara, MD - April 20, 2018
Dear colleagues, In case you may have missed it, an interactive civil society hearing is to be held on 4 June 2018 in preparation for the UN high-level meeting on TB. More information here and h...
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Advocacy & Education Conferences
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Newborns of MDR patient

Betsy dinawanao - Feb. 24, 2018
can I ask a basic question.. can I add a question... can a newborn of an MDR patient be a candidate for BCG vaccine...? thanks and; if a child of an MDR patient shows signs and symptoms suggesti...
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Advocacy & Education Clinical Assistance Guidelines Laboratory
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Good practices in the prevention and care of tuberculosis and drug-resistant tuberculosis in correctional facilities (2018)

Masoud Dara, MD - Jan. 24, 2018
Dear colleagues, Please find a recent publication of WHO Regional Office for Europe, with thanks to inputs of many of you. "Tuberculosis (TB), and especially drug-resistant TB, is a public heal...
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Advocacy & Education Publications & Research
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Applications are open for UGHE’s Master of Science in Global Health Delivery

Marcella Canelo - Jan. 8, 2018
Applications are open for UGHE’s Master of Science in Global Health Delivery Class of 2019! The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new university based in Rwanda that is focused on buil...
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Advocacy & Education Consortium of Universities for Global Health developing global health leaders education Publications & Research
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Have your say: take the WHO United Nations (UN) consultation survey and contribute to the UN’s work to end tuberculosis, HIV and viral hepatitis in the WHO European Region

Masoud Dara, MD - Dec. 13, 2017
Dear community members working in WHO European Region, Dear colleagues working in other Regions for your information, Have your say: take the WHO United Nations (UN) consultation survey and contrib...
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Advocacy & Education Program Management Publications & Research survey
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The First ever Global Ministerial Conference on TB, Moscow, Russian Federation 16-17 November 2017

Masoud Dara, MD - Nov. 9, 2017
Dear colleagues, Next week 16-17 November 2017, more than 70 Ministers and more than 200 representatives of key national and international partners from at least 100 countries will be attending t...
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Advocacy & Education Conferences
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

UCSF -- Global Health Bootcamp CME Course January 23-26, 2018

Phuoc Le - Oct. 24, 2017
Global Health Bootcamp: A Continuing Medical Education Course for Those Passionate about Global Health Are you interested in gaining skills in global health delivery? The UCSF Global Health Core, ...
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Advocacy & Education Conferences Training
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

HIV: the benefits of prophylaxis of tuberculosis are confirmed

Elijah Amooti - Oct. 9, 2017
Dear All ,Tuberculosis is the leading cause of death among HIV-infected people in sub-Saharan Africa. In the 1990s, several studies showed that HIV-infected people who take the antibiotic isoniazid, f...
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Advocacy & Education Laboratory Publications & Research
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Save the date: events at Union Conference

Erica Lessem - Sept. 8, 2017
1) DR TB STAT symposium on overcoming challenges in the introduction and scale up of newer drugs. 10:30am-12pm, Hall 9-Jalisco Hall. Conference registration IS required to attend. 2) annual Zero ...
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Advocacy & Education Conferences technical assistance
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

2 important publications on newer TB drugs

Erica Lessem - Sept. 7, 2017
Dear all, Please see below two important recent publications on the use of bedaquiline and delamanid (full disclosure-- I am co-author on first piece) The first describes how to choose between b...
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Adolescents and Young Adults Advocacy & Education Bedaquiline children Clinical Assistance delamanid Publications & Research technical assistance Training
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Improving political commitment towards laboratory strengthening

Ranjan Perera - July 15, 2017
This question is for those who have experience in working in Low and Middle income countries supporting laboratory systems. As NGO or private sector partners what are the best ways to improve gover...
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Advocacy & Education Clinical Assistance Conferences Guidelines Laboratory Program Management Publications & Research technical assistance Training
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Wanna Win TB War? Invest in Pharmacovigilance Training

Syed Rizwanuddin Ahmad - July 11, 2017
Dear All, It is indeed a great achievement for everyone in the TB world to have worked on the front lines and behind the scenes to help facilitate getting the G20 leaders on board to make the histo...
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Advocacy & Education technical assistance Training
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

WHI recomendations for SL-LPA

Ranjan Perera - July 10, 2017
What is the latest WHO recomendations for SL-LPA? Is there a seperate recommendation for SL-LPA version 2? WHI recomendations for SL-LPA Ranjan Perera Mohammed suaudi Hassen
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Advocacy & Education Clinical Assistance Conferences Guidelines Laboratory Program Management Publications & Research technical assistance Training