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Job opening - Tuberculosis Technical Officer at WHO Madagascar

WHO is recruiting a Tuberculosis technical advisor. See details here and feel free to contact. https://careers.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=1805615&tz=GMT%2B02%3A00 Job opening - Tub...
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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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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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how long the koch bacillus can survive inside the granuloma

Marcus Zuanazzi - Feb. 21, 2018
Hello everyone, I wonder how long the koch bacillus can survive inside the granuloma? Is there any reference or study on this issue? thanks how long the koch bacillus can survive inside the granuloma...
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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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2017 AIC Course

Dilip Patil - June 20, 2017
I have enrolled for 2017 AIC Course (31st July to 11 August) and looking forward to interact with the experts in the field. Barbara especially has been very prompt and pro-active in communication, T...
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New investigation tools for diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis

JEEWAN PANDEY - March 31, 2017
In poor countries like Nepal we still depend upon Mantoux test besides clinical examinations, chest xray and sputum examination for diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis. In case of Sputum negative samp...
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National strategies to reduce the burdens of TB in Egypt

Ibrahim El-Bayoumy - Oct. 21, 2016
How to develop a protocol to reduce the burdens of TB in Egypt Objectives? Methodology ? National strategies to reduce the burdens of TB in Egypt Ibrahim El-Bayoumy Edward Nardell, MD amal salah eldi...
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Use of different tuberculin unit (2 TU, 5 TU, 10 TU) and its impact on tuberculin skin test

Md Saiful Islam - Oct. 19, 2016
Recently, we completed a TST survey among healthcare workers in some Bangladeshi hospitals. We have used 2 tuberculin unit (2 TU of RT23) during the TST survey. I would like to draw your attention t...
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Post BCG TB lymphadenitis

Amira Bahour - Aug. 24, 2016
2years old female child had presented with left axillary lymph node with highly positive tuberculin test on the age of 4 months old that required treatment with antituberculous treatment for one year....
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Recruitment for the Global Fund's Technical Review Panel (TRP)

Julia Burgi - Aug. 12, 2016
The Global Fund is currently recruiting additional HIV, tuberculosis, malaria and health, rights and development experts to join the Technical Review Panel. The TRP is responsible for assessing fundin...
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Training Course on Results-Based Monitoring and Evaluation

Kerensa Haffenden - July 27, 2016
The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease's International Management Development Programme (IMDP) will have a training course on Results-Based Monitoring and Evaluation, from 10-14...
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International Course on the Clinical Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Kerensa Haffenden - July 27, 2016
The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease's Training and Education department will have a course on the Clinical Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (TB) from 21-25 November ...
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Training Course on Supply Chain Management

Kerensa Haffenden - July 26, 2016
The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease's International Management Development Programme (IMDP) will have a training course on Supply Chain Management from 7-11 November 2016, in...
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International Course on the Clinical Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Kerensa Haffenden - July 8, 2016
The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease's Training and Education department will hold a training course on the Clinical Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (TB) from 21-25 ...
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BCG vaccination increase the risk of severe Miliary Tuberculosis?

narong kun - July 4, 2016
Dear all member, i am from Cambodia. I have some queries about BCG vaccination increase the risk of severe Miliary Tuberculosis. Recently, Dr. Beat Richner, Founder and Head of Kantha Bopha Hospita...
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Course on Principles of Tuberculosis Care and Prevention: Translating Knowledge to Action

Kerensa Haffenden - June 29, 2016
The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease's Training and Education department will have a training course on Principles of Tuberculosis Care and Prevention: Translating Knowledge t...
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Discrepant Result between Gene Xpert RIF and phenotypic DST result_Smear positive Case

Ram Datt BHATT - June 16, 2016
Dear all, Greeting from Nepal, I found discrepant result between Gene Xpert result and its phenotypic DST result. Three days early morning sputum result showed 2+,2+ and 6 AFB respectively. GX per...
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Sensitivity difference between pooled and single sputum test resuly by Genexpert MTB/RIF

Ram Datt BHATT - June 10, 2016
Dear all I am a laboratory technician from Nepal. I try to review the article having the information of sensitivity difference between three pooled sputum sample of same patient and testing individua...
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Training Course on the Principles of Tuberculosis Care and Prevention: Translating Knowledge to Action

Kerensa Haffenden - May 26, 2016
The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (www.theunion.org) will have a training course on the Principles of Tuberculosis Care and Prevention: Translating Knowledge to Action from...
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