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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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TB infection control in health care settings

Yasir Waheed - April 5, 2017
Attaching a study recently published about TB infection control, its implementation in Pakistan health care settings and problems faced during its roll out. Regards Yasir TB infection control in...
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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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Isolation nursing- who is responsible?

Manshil Misra - Aug. 6, 2015
In the world of private healthcare, there is much contention around who is responsible for funding the extra cost of infection control measures which would necessitate isolation nursing. Is it the...
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TEpidemiology of Tuberculosis - What do the statistics tell us about new locations of infection and how do we address these challenges?

Peta de Jager - June 20, 2013
Join us for a free Public Lecture by Dr Brian Williams from the South African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis. Date: Wednesday, 26th June 2013 Time: ...
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Online Training Course: Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Program Management - March 12-28, 2013

Anna Tavares - Feb. 27, 2013
The DR-TB Training Network (www.drtbnetwork.org) is a USAID-funded website of the TB CARE II project. The DR-TB Training Network will host an online training course on Drug-Resistant TB Program Manage...
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Online Training Course: Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Program Management - March 12-28, 2013

Anna Tavares - Feb. 27, 2013
The DR-TB Training Network (www.drtbnetwork.org) is a USAID-funded website of the TB CARE II project. The DR-TB Training Network will host an online training course on Drug-Resistant TB Program Manage...
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CDC's policy on TB testing for HIV+ children < age 10 from Uganda to USA

Pamela Fruechting - Feb. 16, 2012
I would like to know if anyone is an expert on pediatric TB testing in HIV+ children. From what I've read it is difficult to diagnose, and complete testing in asymptomatic children for immigration i...
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Cross-Post: Turning off the spigot: reducing drug-resistant tuberculosis transmission in resource-limited settings

Edward Nardell, MD - Sept. 13, 2010
This is a ‘State of the Art’ article in the current IJTLD that can be accessed for free: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/iuatld/ijtld/2010/00000014/00000010/art00004 In it we make the strong ...
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TB Infection Control Training Course

Matsie Mphahlele - July 25, 2010
Dear Members The South African Medical Research Council will hold a regional Advanced Training Course on Tuberculosis Infection Control in health care facilities, from 6-10 September 2010 in Pretoria...
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Efficacy of UV Lights for TB Infection Control?

Farzaneh Behroozi - Sept. 24, 2009
Does anyone have the latest results on this? I believe Dr. Nardell was conducting a study on the efficacy of UV lights in preventing TB in homeless shelters. http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/review/su...
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Tuberculosis Infection Control: A Practical Manual for Preventing TB

Kelly Musoke - May 15, 2009
Tuberculosis Infection Control: A Practical Manual for Preventing TB Musoke Kelly ICC_book_2008_v2.indd a practical manual for preventing tb Tuberculosis Infecti...
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checklist & score

Rajbir Singh - March 12, 2009
Dear Friends, Greetings to all !! Is there a standard checklist available to assess health care facilities from Infection control point of view with scoring system? Checklist if it covers range ...
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