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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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TB Infection Control

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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MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Ambulatory care versus isolation care of ( MDR) TB

Iris de Ridder - Oct. 23, 2015
I have a question on (mdr) tb infection control. I am a doctor in png, currently a big (mdr) TB hotspot. Some organizations in the country are setting up an mdr treatment program with 100% ambulator...
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infection control
[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

Nurse sues the state of New Jersey over 2014 Ebola quarantine

Elizabeth Glaser - Oct. 23, 2015
Kaci Hickox the nurse quarantined in a tent for three days in October 2014, after returning from Sierra Leone, has filed a suit against Governor Chris Christie and the state of New Jersey . Accordi...
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infection control
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

ONE DAY INVITATIONAL ONLY WORKSHOP IN ADDIS ABABA OCT 2015

Lorna Owens - July 14, 2015
Footprints Foundation is extending an invitation to senior midwives in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to join us for a one day workshop Oct 21, 2015. Topics to be covered. 1. Complications of Pregnanc...
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[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

Subduing the Ebola Virus.

As the Ebola viral disease epidemic is being conquered in West Africa, the greatest challenge is how to prevent the re-occurrence of the disease in West Africa or else where in the world. In veiw of ...
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data education infection control Safety vaccines
[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

New Ebola animation for community health workers in Guinea

Josie Gallo - May 15, 2015
http://medicalaidfilms.org/ebola/ We are pleased to announce the release today of a new animated film about Ebola created especially for health worker use for community education on Ebola in Guinea...
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education infection control
[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

ProMED list for information on outbreaks

Sudip Bhandari - April 2, 2015
I thought this would be an interesting resource for members here to know about and follow. ProMED is a moderated list serve that collects and distributes data on outbreaks. Link is attached below. The...
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data education infection control Safety treatment
[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

Simulation and Ebola Preparedness

Sudip Bhandari - March 20, 2015
I want to draw your attention to this blog post about the AHRQ’s issue brief which showed that simulation can help protect Ebola patients and health care workers. The blog mentions that similar to oth...
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education infection control
[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

Infection Prevention and Control

Banele Senatla - March 5, 2015
Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases are some of the major threats to life on the planet. Current concerns on outbreaks of resistant organisms are also driven by multiple factors of globalis...
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education events infection control
[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

please could someone bookmark 60 minute audio of kim and farmer 9 december

chris macrae - Dec. 24, 2014
Among the 1000 listeners to this most interesting Q&A I have ever been privileged to hear, how do we share the webcast with this not up at 8pm us east coast time thanks to all who have turned savin...
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education events infection control Safety
[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

Ebola PPE -- the role of respirators?

Donald Milton - Oct. 15, 2014
I have assumed that MSF's experience with relatively few infected caregivers while treating many EHF patients was the best argument for absence of close range airborne transmission, because I have not...
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airborne infection control ebola infection control respiratory protection
[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

Role for Theranos?

Robert Cannon - Sept. 20, 2014
Is there a potential role for using Theranos technology for certain blood tests in the evaluation and care of Ebola patients because it does not require venipuncture and requires only very small amoun...
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Blood Borne Disease infection control laboratories
TB Infection Control

Monitoring Infection Control status in MDR TB patients' household

Soe Htut Aung - July 23, 2014
Hi all, Our project is currently working Community based package of services to MDR TB patients to assist National TB Program. Infection Control is part of our package of services and we are using ...
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MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

TB Infection Control Webinar Series

Evgenia Markvardt - June 17, 2014
Dear GHDonline members, The DR-TB Training Network (USAID funded through the TB CARE II project) is pleased to announce a series of webinars focusing on TB infection control presented by Dr. Edward...
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TB Infection Control

Design Framework Intro and Subjects

Alan Ricks - Dec. 28, 2010
Design Framework Intro and Subjects Ricks Alan       MASS DESIGN GROUP KIGALI | BOSTON info@mass-group.org www.massdesigngroup.org ...
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TB Infection Control

Research on Building Design and Infection Control

Alan Ricks - Dec. 28, 2010
The Design Framework for Health Facilities is a research project supported by the TB CAP program to develop a resource that will aid the creation and renovation of more efficient and effective healthc...
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architecture design Engineering framework infection control standards
TB Infection Control

WHO Policy on TB Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities, Congregate Settings and Households

Yue Guan - Oct. 6, 2010
WHO Policy on TB Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities, Congregate Settings and Households Guan Yue Microsoft PowerPoint - 2010-08-04_1645_Miller_WHO_TB_Infecti...
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TB Infection Control

WHO TB Infection Control Policy:Implementation

Yue Guan - Oct. 6, 2010
WHO TB Infection Control Policy:Implementation Guan Yue Guidelines for TB Infection Control in High-HIV Burden Settings WHO TB Infection Control Policy: Implementa...
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MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

MDR TB community infection control (outside of health units/households) after sputum conversion

Dear all, I would like to hear your opinions and recommendations regarding infection control measures for patients on MDR TB treatment that have already achieved sputum conversion; particularly, me...
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