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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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Global Health Diagnostics

PLOS Medicine Special Issue: New Tools and Strategies for Tuberculosis Diagnosis, Care, and Elimination

Madhukar Pai - Aug. 28, 2018
Please see this call for papers by PLOS Medicine, ahead of the UN High Level Meeting on TB next month: https://blogs.plos.org/speakingofmedicine/2018/08/28/plos-medicine-special-issue-tuberculosis/...
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Call for papers PLOS tb
Global Health Diagnostics

CHAI is looking for a Strategy & Country Support Manager, to support their HIV and TB diagnostics work in Africa

Madhukar Pai - July 24, 2018
Please see this job announcement: https://social.icims.com/viewjob/pt15324334747910400a Best Madhu CHAI is looking for a Strategy & Country Support Manager, to support their HIV and TB diagnost...
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diagnostics HIV job opportunity tb
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Post-doc opportunity in TB / Respiratory Medicine in Sydney, Australia

Madhukar Pai - July 12, 2018
Please see this call for applications: https://tinyurl.com/yckqpbun Applications close 23rd July. For more details, contact D Greg Fox Best Madhu Post-doc opportunity in TB / Respiratory Me...
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Global Health Diagnostics

Automated TruTip nucleic acid extraction and purification from raw sputum

Madhukar Pai - July 11, 2018
Please see this interesting technology to extract nucleic acids from sputum samples: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0199869 Automated TruTip nucleic acid extractio...
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nucleic acid amplification sample processing sputum tb
Global Health Diagnostics

GDF Diagnostics Catalog

Madhukar Pai - June 6, 2018
GDF is the largest global provider of quality-assured tuberculosis (TB) medicines, diagnostics, and laboratory supplies to the public sector. Since 2001, GDF has facilitated access to high-quality TB ...
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catalog diagnostics Global Drug Facility tb
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Postdoc fellowship in TB research at McGill University

Madhukar Pai - June 1, 2018
Please see the attached flyer. For more details, please directly contact the faculty member listed on the flyer. Best Madhu Postdoc fellowship in TB research at McGill University Madhukar Pai
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postdoctoral fellowship tb
Global Health Diagnostics

India Health Fund (IHF) invites applications on innovations to combat Tuberculosis and Malaria in India

Madhukar Pai - Feb. 8, 2018
For colleagues in India, please see this funding opportunity! http://tatatrusts.org/article/inside/india-health-fund-invites-applications-on-innovations PDF attached. India Health Fund (IHF) in...
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Funding Opportunity malaria tb
Global Health Diagnostics

IMPACT STORY: IMPROVING USE OF TUBERCULOSIS DIAGNOSTICS

Madhukar Pai - Dec. 19, 2017
Please see this UNITAID story on global roll-out of Xpert MTB/RIF: https://unitaid.eu/assets/impact-story_improving-tb-diagnostics.pdf PDF is also attached. Best Madhu IMPACT STORY: IMPROVIN...
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tb Xpert MTB/RIF
TB Infection Control

WHO recommends new tuberculosis test (TB - LAMP)

Ajlan Ali - Aug. 16, 2016
Robust, rapid DNA-based test can serve as an alternative to sputum smear microscopy Geneva, 11 August 2016 – The World Health Organization has issued a recommendation for a rapid and robust test ...
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HIV Treatment & Prevention

TB & HIV Program Delivery: GHDonline Member Interview

Marie Teichman - Sept. 1, 2015
GHDonline member Alanna Shaikh has been a strong force in the international development field for over a decade. Her blog Blood and Milk, portrays her personal thoughts behind the importance of creati...
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community global health care delivery HIV interview program delivery Scaling up & managing at scale tb
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Usage of data collected in publishing

Carolyn Tauro - May 10, 2015
Dear all, This is not a TB related question. However, as a beginner in the world of publishing scientific articles related to TB, I was faced with a question that I was unable to answer and hence ...
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data Publications & Research Research tb
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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DR-TB drug-resistant tuberculosis infection control MDR-TB tb tuberculosis UVGI
TB Infection Control

Preventing the Spread of Tuberculosis in Immigrants to France: Roma Emphasis

Sabrina Franks - March 7, 2014
Can anyone provide expert insight into TB in immigrants? Specifically immigrants in France? Or just TB? Also, health care challenges faced by the Roma population in Europe? University project and n...
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Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

PIH TB Seminar in Tomsk Russian Federation November 18-22 (Russian Speaking participants)

Sheila Davis - Aug. 21, 2013
Partners In Health in collaboration with Tomsk Oblast TB Program and support from the WHO Collaborating Center for TB and MDR-TB Training (Novosibirsk TBRI) are proud to announce the International Sem...
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TB Infection Control

What we can do to stop TB in our lifetime?

Amrit Banstola - May 11, 2013
On March 24, every year world commemorates World Tuberculosis Day. For this year the slogan is "Stop TB in My Lifetime" which is the second year of a two-year campaign with this slogan calling for a w...
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Health IT

New publication - 'mHealth to Improve TB Care'

Jehan Ahmed - May 30, 2012
'mHealth to Improve TB Care' is a new report from Interactive Research and Development (IRD) demonstrating the enormous potential for mobile health (mHealth) to revolutionize the fight against tubercu...
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eHealth Hardware Lab Systems mhealth Mobile Devices mobile phones Networking OpenMRS Software tb tuberculosis
TB Infection Control

Issues and threats of Tuberculosis in Nepal

Amrit Banstola - April 14, 2012
Issues and threats of Tuberculosis in Nepal Tuberculosis (TB) caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis is a major health problem in Nepal, causing a significant burden of morbidity and mortality. Here,...
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MDR-TB Nepal tb TB/HIV Coinfection XDR-TB
TB Infection Control

A systematic review comparing microscopy to culture for the diagnosis of tuberculosis in induced sputum samples

Rebecca Roby - March 12, 2012
Pulmonary TB is commonly diagnosed by microscopic examination of spontaneously expectorated sputum however, smear microscopy lacks sensitivity and only 57% of notified new pulmonary cases in 2010 were...
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diagnosis global health MSF Sputum Induction tb
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

BMJ Study on Tobacco and TB

Asaf Bitton - Oct. 7, 2011
I wanted to let you all know about this study (of which I am an author) that came out in BMJ this week. It is available as an open access paper free of charge: http://www.bmj.com/content/343/bmj.d5...
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Publications & Research tb Tobacco Control Tobacco smoking