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1st Regional Workshop for Socialization and Awareness of TB

Partners in Health together with the TB Coalition of the Americas are pleased to invite you to apply to participate in the 1st Regional Workshop for Socialization and Awareness in the ENGAGE-TB approa...
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CHW training Civil Society global health training healthworker training linkage with civilian sector Publications & Research Training tuberculosis
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

First-ever targeted roadmap outlines steps to scale up public-private health sector engagement to end TB

Madhukar Pai - Oct. 21, 2018
In The Hague this week, the WHO, the Public-Private Mix Working Group of the Stop TB Partnership, and global partners have just released a Roadmap to scale up the engagement of public and private heal...
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Publications & Research public-private mix tuberculosis
TB Infection Control

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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Engineering Controls Publications & Research Recommended Manufacturers & Suppliers TB IC Guidelines Technical Consultants
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

New study on variations in quality of tuberculosis care in urban India

Madhukar Pai - Sept. 27, 2018
Please see this new paper in PLoS Medicine, based on our large, two-city study on quality of TB care delivered by private sector providers in India. The study used standardized (simulated) patients to...
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India private health sector Publications & Research quality of care
TB Infection Control

New TB Publications

Margaret Lamiell Aliber - Sept. 24, 2018
Dear GHD Online, Six new technical publications from the Challenge TB Project are now available on the MSH website. They showcase regional efforts and country-specific work in Afghanistan, Banglade...
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Publications & Research
TB Infection Control

Release of "Infection control trends" a quaterly e-newsletter on Infection control

Dr Dhruv Mamtora - Aug. 31, 2018
Dear all, it is my pleasure and a moment of proud and honor to bring out a new e-newsletter of national level for circulation in India and other resource poor countries along with our editorial team...
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newsletter Publications & Research TB IC Guidelines Technical Consultants Training
TB Infection Control

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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Administrative Controls Context History infection control Personal Respiratory Protection Publications & Research TB IC Guidelines tuberculosis
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Multicopy apmlification targets

Ranjan Perera - July 17, 2018
dear experts, what are the multicopy amplification targets in expert ultra? how do they improve the sensitivity of the assay? do they reduce the specificity of the assay? Multicopy apmlification...
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laboratories Laboratory Publications & Research technical assistance Training
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

A bibliometric analysis of tuberculosis research

Madhukar Pai - June 25, 2018
Hi All, Please see this new paper. Key finding is the emergence of BRICS as major TB research producers and funders. http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0199706 Bes...
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bibliometric analysis citation analysis Publications & Research TB research
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Simultaneous TB/HCV treatment

Svetlana Degtyareva - June 6, 2018
Dear colleagues! Does anyone of you have an experience of simultaneous treatment of a patient with anti-tuberculous and direct acting antiviral drugs for HCV-infection? What are the official approac...
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Clinical Assistance Guidelines Publications & Research
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

What constitutes an effective and efficient package of services for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care of tuberculosis among refugees and migrants in the WHO European Region?

Masoud Dara, MD - June 1, 2018
Dear colleagues, The WHO European Region has faced high rates of external and internal migration in recent years, with concerns that this is contributing to the burden of tuberculosis (TB), multid...
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Publications & Research
TB Infection Control

Regarding National survey on infection control practices for India

Dr Dhruv Mamtora - May 31, 2018
Dear all, This is to inform you all that nationwide survey to know basic infection control practices has been flagged off by myself in association with Clean india journal. This is baseline surve...
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infection control practices Publications & Research Training
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Tuberculosis: progress and advances in development of new drugs, treatment regimens, and host-directed therapies

Ruth MCNERNEY - March 27, 2018
Here is a recent update on the search for improved treatments. Tuberculosis: progress and advances in development of new drugs, treatment regimens, and host-directed therapies Simon Tiberi, Nelit...
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Publications & Research
TB Infection Control

TB risk facing adolescents

David Bryden - March 23, 2018
Dear colleagues -- I attempted an educational piece for a lay audience about the urgency of TB in school settings and brought in infection control issues. Here is the link to it. I would appreciate ...
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Publications & Research
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

PZA resistance in M.fortuitum

Ranjan Perera - Feb. 14, 2018
Is M.fortuitum naturally pyrazinamide resistant all the time? PZA resistance in M.fortuitum Ranjan Perera
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Clinical Assistance Guidelines Laboratory Publications & Research technical assistance
Global Health Diagnostics

Help inform the future of PubMed

Andrew Maier - Feb. 7, 2018
Hi there! My name’s Andrew. I’m a designer/researcher at 18F/GSA working with NIH/NCBI’s PubMed team to better understand the experiences of people who search for biomedical literature (to potentially...
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journal publication NIH Publications & Research
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Independent Survey on Athena SWAN Charter

Christina Congdon - Feb. 7, 2018
Hello members! I'm part of a research team working to respond to this call for papers http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(17)32903-3/fulltext. The group includes women ...
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Call for Research collaborative research global health research Lancet Member Survey Publications & Research Research
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Good practices in the prevention and care of tuberculosis and drug-resistant tuberculosis in correctional facilities (2018)

Masoud Dara, MD - Jan. 24, 2018
Dear colleagues, Please find a recent publication of WHO Regional Office for Europe, with thanks to inputs of many of you. "Tuberculosis (TB), and especially drug-resistant TB, is a public heal...
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Advocacy & Education Publications & Research