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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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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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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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TB IC for extra-pulmonary TB diagnostic procedures

Hallo! Is there any information available about the transmission risk of TB when performing diagnostic procedures for extra pulmonary TB - for example lumbar punctures or ascitic taps? Would you...
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Data collecion tool

Nathan Chimbatata - Feb. 23, 2016
I am conducting research in the field of tuberculosis in developing countries-Malawi specifically. I am looking at the barriers to TB care access and equity and TB diagnostic delay. I am to do focus g...
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Respirator fit testing

Asfaw Ayalew - Nov. 23, 2015
How frequently should particulate respirator users be fit tested-for those "regular users"? For example,if they are to be re-supplied with 2 respirators per week,do they need the whole procedure each...
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For long can one use a N95 Respirator while working with TB Patients

Thomas Albuquerque - Oct. 13, 2015
There has always been a debate on how long or how many days one can use an N 95 respirator. I also know that it depends on work situations. I would like to have your opinions / advise on this issue...
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Respirators

Thomas Albuquerque - Sept. 16, 2015
Greetings and Salutations from Nukus – Uzbekistan. How effective are the below mentioned Respirators in a TB setting. 1. Aura TM 9332+ Protect against particles in concentration up to 20 per Work...
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Better outcome of fit-test with "soft" than "semi-rigid" respirators

Gaël CLAQUIN - May 15, 2015
Dear community, interesting output from this study of fit-testing done in France (slides 20-22, easy to understand even if not at ease with French language) with different types of respirators. Conc...
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NIV and Spread of TB in wards

Raju Pangeni - April 2, 2015
I just wanted to know about the experience and evidence base from our experts regarding the use of non-invasive ventilation in patients with 'COPD with active pulmonary tuberculosis'.. We frequently u...
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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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"Single use" mention on N95 respirators box

Gaël CLAQUIN - March 25, 2014
Dear colleagues, though trivial I need your confirmation regarding the fact that on Neoguard N95 masks (in use at MoH) there is a "single use" mention, that some colleagues understand as "discard o...
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Dia TB/World TB Day. World Lung Health Congress. Congreso Sanidad Penitenciaria

lady murrugarra - March 12, 2014
Ver programas en/see the programs at: http://www.aspb.es/uitb/novedades.asp Rogamos que paseis esta informacion a quien pueda interesar. Please, pass this information to whom it may be intere...
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Risk and prevention of TB transmission to the ICU staff

Raju Pangeni - Jan. 11, 2014
Dear all, I am a physician working in pulmonary and critical care unit of a public hospital based in Kathmandu, Nepal. Almost one fourth of patients admitted in our ICU are related to pulmonary i...
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Community-based health volunteers in Mongolia.

Cameron Wright - Oct. 15, 2013
Hi all, Please find below a link to a newly published article highlighting TB, TB in Mongolia, a community-based program run through the Mongolian Anti-Tuberculosis Association and the role of par...
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How long are MDR-TB patients infectious onEFFECTIVE therapy?"

Alexandru Buga - March 19, 2013
First of all I want to thank for this webinar training especially for Prof.Edward Nardell. Working as Infection Control specialist in TB hospital I am responsable to train HCWs in this way. As I und...
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personal protection for travellers

Sytze Keizer - Jan. 27, 2013
In the Netherlands a guidline for TB prevention for travellers to TB endemic countries is being revised. Depending the level of risk (duration of stay, incidence of country and specified risk settings...
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