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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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Comissioning of a new TB unit - Canada.

Adrian Sebastian - Oct. 18, 2018
Hello colleagues, I was recently asked about "certification" for a new TB unit/ward in Canada. We do have ventilation standards through our Canadian Standards Association (CSA). I know that this ...
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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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TB infection control for operating rooms in developing countries

Alberto Mendoza - Aug. 30, 2017
Dear IC community members, In Lima Peru, we need to increase our capacity to operate MDR/XDR TB patients. So my hospital, Villa El Salvador at South of Lima is modifying one of the regular operating ...
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2017 AIC Course

Dilip Patil - June 20, 2017
I have enrolled for 2017 AIC Course (31st July to 11 August) and looking forward to interact with the experts in the field. Barbara especially has been very prompt and pro-active in communication, T...
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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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Summer Course on Building Design and Airborne Infection Control

Barbara Foot - April 11, 2017
Second Announcement: Brigham and Women's Hospital/Division of Global Health Equity, with support from USAID and in collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health, Centers for Disease Control ...
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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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Request for information on a low-tech isolation room in The Gambia - reproduced with the permission of the author - responses will follow.

Edward Nardell, MD - May 5, 2016
Dear Dr Nardell A London colleague, James Seddon, has recently suggested that I contact you to see if you can advise on an effective low cost room air exchange systems for isolation of our TB patie...
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Solutions for MDR TB isolation, and viral hemorrhagic fever isolation in The Gambia

Edward Nardell, MD - April 7, 2016
The following private email question came in the other day. The author agreed to have me publish it here along with my response, which follows as a separate post. EN Dear Dr Nardell A Londo...
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Insights into UVGI implementation in resource-constrained settings?

Robert Flick - March 9, 2016
Dear All, First, let me thank all of the contributors to community, and especially the moderators, for the extremely helpful dialogue. I don't post often, but read frequently, and the conversations...
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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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TB infection control measures

Dr. Sachin Atre - Nov. 17, 2015
Dear Dr. Nardell, We are conducting a study on TB and diabetes at Sassoon Hospitals in Pune, India. We want to adapt proper infection control measures in the study ward. Could you please advise on ...
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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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how to measure UV lamp.

Ismail Ceyhan - Oct. 14, 2015
Dear Volchenkov, I need some urgent information about how to measure UV lamp. I am triying to measure the UV lamp efficacy and UV safety zone in certain units of our Hospital. I have already ...
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Do "Ion generators" work for TB air disinfection?

Edward Nardell, MD - July 27, 2015
Just today, Paul Jensen and I were asked to comment on whether the Samsung Ion Generator works and whether a "donation" of 60 of these devices was a good idea, and if so, where they should be deployed...
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Evidence based application of upper room UVGI under resource limited conditions

Edward Nardell, MD - July 10, 2015
I have been waiting a long time to launch a discussion on the evidence-based application of upper room UVGI under resource limited conditions. This coincides with 3 happenings: 1) the publication o...
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2015 course on Building Design and Engineering Approaches to Airborne Infection Control

David Mistretta - April 1, 2015
We are pleased to announce that after a year off, the continuing education course, "Building Design and Engineering Approaches to Airborne Infection Control" will again be held in Boston at the Harvar...
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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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