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Berlin Declaration of the G20 Health Ministers

Catharina Boehme - June 7, 2017
The first-ever meeting of the Health Ministers from G20 countries took place in Berlin on 19-20 May 2017. Under the banner of “Together Today for a Healthy Tomorrow – Joint Commitment for Shaping Glo...
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AMR surveillance anti-microbial resistance DR-TB global health outbreak
[ARCHIVED] Tuberculosis Among Migrants

How can we best measure and analyze the TB burden among migrants?

Masoud Dara, MD - Jan. 16, 2017
Dear colleagues, I hope you are doing fine. We are staring our one week panel discussion on a very important topic of TB among migrants. Today we are focusing on measuring and analyzing the burden...
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DR-TB drug resistant tuberculosis epidemiology migrant tuberculosis
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

MSF responds to new WHO TB treatment and diagnostic recommendations

Michelle French - May 12, 2016
MSF response to WHO TB treatment and diagnostic recommendations http://www.msfaccess.org/about-us/media-room/press-releases/msf-response-who-tb-treatment-and-diagnostic-recommendations May 12, ...
Keywords:
DR-TB drug-resistant tuberculosis Guidelines MDRTB MDR TB multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

MSF is looking for a Co-PI for a TB-PRACTECAL Clinical Trial in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan

Jarjan Fisher - Jan. 28, 2016
Medecins Sans Frontieres is setting up a PRAgmatic Clinical Trial for a more Effective, Concise And Less toxic MDR-TB treatment regimen (TB-PRACTECAL). It is a randomised, controlled, open label phase...
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Clinical Trial DR-TB Principal Investigator (CO)
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Save the Date: MSF/TAG Symposium at TB Union Conference, Cape Town - Ending TB in India: Why civil society should dream and act BIG?, 4 December, 17:15-18:30 hrs

Michelle French - Nov. 6, 2015
Ending TB in India: Why civil society should dream and act BIG? 4 December, 17:15-18:30 hrs 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Cape Town, South Africa India contributes more than a qua...
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Advocacy Advocacy & Education Conferences DR-TB India linkage with civilian sector The Union
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

ACTION ALERT: Urge Johns Hopkins University to Accelerate Important TB Innovation & Keep it Accessible For All

Michelle French - Aug. 24, 2015
Dear colleagues, Take Action for TB Today! *Sign and share this petition now: https://uaem.wufoo.com/forms/z1dxtbgq0ieib3a/ Please join the Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM) ...
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Advocacy & Education DR-TB MDRTB
TB Infection Control

MDR-TB and XDR-TB: diagnostic approaches and considerations

Anna Tavares - June 17, 2014
The DR-TB Training Network, an online resource funded by USAID through the TB CARE II project, is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a webinar for our Francophone colleagues, to be presented ...
Keywords:
DR-TB DR-TB Training Network drug-resistant tuberculosis GeneXpert MTB/RIF MDR-TB Mycobacterium tuberculosis
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

TB Infection Control Webinar Series

Evgenia Markvardt - June 17, 2014
Dear GHDonline members, The DR-TB Training Network (USAID funded through the TB CARE II project) is pleased to announce a series of webinars focusing on TB infection control presented by Dr. Edward...
Keywords:
DR-TB drug-resistant tuberculosis infection control MDR-TB tb tuberculosis UVGI
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Webinar in French - MDR-TB and XDR-TB: diagnostic approaches and considerations

Anna Tavares - June 17, 2014
The DR-TB Training Network, an online resource funded by USAID through the TB CARE II project, is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a webinar for our Francophone colleagues, to be presented ...
Keywords:
DR-TB DR-TB Training Network GeneXpert MTB/RIF MDR-TB Mycobacterium tuberculosis TB CARE II
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

WEBINAR April 25: Regimen Design and Dosing for Children with Drug-Resistant TB: A Case-Based Discussion

Sara Hepburn - April 18, 2014
Regimen Design and Dosing for Children with Drug-Resistant TB: A Case-Based Discussion by Dr. Jennifer Furin and Dr. James Seddon Friday, April 25, 2014 9:00:00 AM EDT - 10:00:00 AM EDT This webi...
Keywords:
Clinical Guidelines & Protocols Dosing DR-TB Nursing Specialties Pediatric DR-TB Regimen Design Research
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

WEBINAR April 25: Regimen Design and Dosing for Children with Drug-Resistant TB: A Case-Based Discussion

Sara Hepburn - April 17, 2014
Regimen Design and Dosing for Children with Drug-Resistant TB: A Case-Based Discussion by Dr. Jennifer Furin and Dr. James Seddon Friday, April 25, 2014 9:00:00 AM EDT - 10:00:00 AM EDT This webi...
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Advocacy & Education Dosing DR-TB DR-TB Training Network drug resistant tuberculosis Guidelines MDR TB Publications & Research Training treatment regimens webinar
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Online Training Course: Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Program Management - March 12-28, 2013

Anna Tavares - Feb. 27, 2013
The DR-TB Training Network (www.drtbnetwork.org) is a USAID-funded website of the TB CARE II project. The DR-TB Training Network will host an online training course on Drug-Resistant TB Program Manage...
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community-based care DR-TB DR-TB Training Network drug management MDR-TB Online training Partners in Health TB CARE II TB infection control USAID XDR-TB
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Learning from HIV Activists to Achieve Zero TB Deaths

Nadza Durakovic - July 30, 2012
Dear all, Dr. Keshavjee published a piece in Huffington Post last week, outlining ways in which the TB community can learn from the achievements of HIV activists in order to reach zero TB deaths - ...
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Advocacy DR-TB HIV
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Stemming the Tide of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A White Paper for the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Vera Belitsky - July 1, 2010
Stemming the Tide of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A White Paper for the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies Belitsky Vera
Keywords:
Advocacy Conferences & Meetings DR-TB drug resistant tuberculosis General Resources IOM Partners in Health Publications & Research tuberculosis White Paper
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

"Treatment: Therapeutic Milieu Rationale and Staff Evaluation of Using a "Therapeutic Milieu" for Substance Users Within a Tuberculosis Ward" (psychosocial interventions for DR-TB)

Cat Oettinger - April 14, 2009
"Treatment: Therapeutic Milieu Rationale and Staff Evaluation of Using a "Therapeutic Milieu" for Substance Users Within a Tuberculosis Ward" (psychosocial interventions for DR-TB) Oettinger Cat ...
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DR-TB Israel psychosocial support Publications & Research support groups therapeutical milieu