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MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Treatment correlates of successful outcomes in pulmonary multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: an individual patient data meta-analysis

Madhukar Pai - Sept. 7, 2018
Please see the attached meta-analysis that informed the recent WHO policy revision on MDR-TB management. Best Madhu Treatment correlates of successful outcomes in pulmonary multidrug-resistant t...
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Can we do Clinical trial for new MDR-TB in Africa? What are ways to step forward.

Akshaya Bhagavathula - July 11, 2017
Dear GHD members, Greetings, I am Dr. Akshaya Srikanth Bhagavathula, working as Asst.prof of clinical pharmacy at University of Gondar, Ethiopia from past 5 years. Being health professional, my...
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TB-related faculty position announcement at University of Washington

James Pfeiffer - May 3, 2017
Dear colleagues, Please see the position announcement and link below and forward to possible candidates. Thank you!: "The University of Washington, Department of Global Health (School of Medici...
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Thrombocytopenia in a patient on standard MDR TB regimen

Animesh Sinha - Feb. 27, 2017
Recently we had a case from India of a patient on standard MDR TB regimen (Z, Cm, Lfx, Pto, Cs) who developed severe thrombocytopenia at 5 months of treatment initiation. Which could be the most likel...
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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, ...
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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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Soliciting your inputs and suggestions for next five year Tuberculosis Action Plan for WHO European Region 2016-2020

Masoud Dara, MD - April 18, 2015
Dear Colleagues, The Consolidated Action Plan to Prevent and Combat Multidrug- and Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in the WHO European Region, 2011–2015 was endorsed by the sixty-first sess...
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Can I check the performance of my UVGI system with air sampling?

Menno Goedhart - Jan. 16, 2009
In a mdrtb hospital in Nukus Uzbekistan, we have installed UVC lamps, radiating UVC parallel to the ceiling.(http://www.gla-uvc.nl/) We would like to ascertain that the UVGI is working well, and that...
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