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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
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

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
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Job Opportunity: TB Team Leader and Project Officer - Daru, PNG

Khai Lin Huang - Nov. 8, 2018
Dear Colleagues, Applications are now open for the positions of Project Officer and Team Leader to join the RID-TB team in Daru. For full details including how to apply, please go to the links ...
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Guidelines Program Management Publications & Research
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

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
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

program officer

Mesfin Bekele - Jan. 31, 2018
Focus area of TB/HIV,DR-TB and TBIC and TB/DM program officer Mesfin Bekele Eleanor Bergren
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Clinical Assistance Conferences Guidelines Program Management Training
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

WHO Regional Office for Europe is recruiting a Laboratory Technical Officer

Masoud Dara, MD - Dec. 16, 2017
Dear colleagues, In order to scale up support to our Member States, WHO Regional Office for Europe is recruiting a Laboratory Technical Officer. More information on https://tl-int.vcdp.who.int/c...
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Program Management Recruitment
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
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

TB REACH new wave 16 October

Masoud Dara, MD - Oct. 5, 2017
Dear colleagues, Please find below the Stop TB Partnership's announcement on the new wave of TB REACH, which is to be launched on 16 October 2017. "The main objective of TB REACH is to increas...
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Guidelines Laboratory Program Management technical assistance
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

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

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
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

TB laboratory network organizational structure

Ranjan Perera - July 9, 2017
How the TB laboratories are organized in the Philippine's TB laboratory network? TB laboratory network organizational structure Ranjan Perera ABEBE MEGERSO ADLO Ryan Jose III RUIZ DENISE ARAKAKI Moham...
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Laboratory Program Management technical assistance
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Management and control of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB): Addressing policy needs for India"

Dr. Sachin Atre - May 19, 2017
I am happy to share that our MDR-TB policy paper titled " Management and control of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB): Addressing policy needs for India" published in the journal of public ...
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Laboratory Program Management
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

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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Advocacy & Education implementation science MDRTB program implementation Program Management Publications & Research Southern Africa TB treatment teaching technical assistance Training
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Pza DST

Ranjan Perera - March 23, 2017
Do we really need to consider implementing PZA DST in a TB laboratory? What's the added value of it for a DRTB program? Pza DST Ranjan Perera Riziki Michael Kisonga Hung Nguyen Van
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Advocacy & Education Clinical Assistance Conferences Guidelines Laboratory Program Management Publications & Research technical assistance Training
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Sani UV-C and its Application in Air Handling Units for MDR-TB prevention

Edward Erasmus - March 20, 2017
Introduction People are spending more time indoors than ever before. Older buildings are accommodating more employees than they were designed for and consequently Indoor Air Quality has become a seri...
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airborne infection control Application of Upper Room UVGI drug resistant tuberculosis Guidelines GUV Prevention guides Program Management Sani technical assistance Training UV-C
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

GU threshold in MGIT DST

Ranjan Perera - March 12, 2017
Why GU thresholds for growth control (400 GU) and the drug containing tube (100 GU) are different in MGIT DST procedure? Why not the same GU threshold for both tubes? GU threshold in MGIT DST Ranj...
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Advocacy & Education Clinical Assistance Conferences Guidelines Laboratory Program Management Publications & Research technical assistance Training
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Sputum vs Culture

Ranjan Perera - Feb. 26, 2017
Our laboratory is in the process of starting HAIN test and we attended training course. Now I am a little bit confused. Why for DNA extraction for HAIN assays it's recommended to use only 500 ul fr...
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Advocacy & Education Clinical Assistance Conferences Guidelines Laboratory Program Management Publications & Research technical assistance Training
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

LPA - causes of invalid

Ranjan Perera - Feb. 16, 2017
What are the most probable causes of invalid results in HAIN LPA LPA - causes of invalid Ranjan Perera Alaine Umubyeyi Nyaruhirira
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Advocacy & Education Clinical Assistance Conferences Guidelines Laboratory Program Management Publications & Research technical assistance Training
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Bedaquiline and Delaminid DST

Ranjan Perera - Feb. 12, 2017
Is there any standard method available for DST of Bedaquiline and Delaminid in MGIT? If available source please. Bedaquiline and Delaminid DST Ranjan Perera Donald Catanzaro
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Advocacy & Education Clinical Assistance Conferences Guidelines Laboratory Program Management Publications & Research technical assistance Training
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

MIC vs Critical concentration

Ranjan Perera - Feb. 11, 2017
What's the difference between minimum inhibitory concentration and critical concentration? MIC vs Critical concentration Ranjan Perera Kathleen England
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Advocacy & Education Clinical Assistance Conferences Guidelines Laboratory Program Management Publications & Research technical assistance Training