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TB Infection Control

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
Global Health Diagnostics

You can't treat what you don't know: stories of tuberculosis diagnosis

Madhukar Pai - Oct. 31, 2018
Please watch this wonderful short film on importance of early and accurate TB diagnosis & DST, by Rhea Lobo, an award winning film-maker from India. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_8OdZXx9Fw&feat...
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diagnosis tuberculosis video
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
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Digital adherence technologies for the management of tuberculosis therapy: landscape and research priorities

Madhukar Pai - Oct. 11, 2018
Please see this new paper in BMJ Global Health on digital adherence tools for TB. URL: https://gh.bmj.com/content/3/5/e001018#DC1 PDF attached. Digital adherence technologies for the management ...
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adherence assessment digital technologies tuberculosis
Global Health Diagnostics

Digital adherence technologies for the management of tuberculosis therapy: landscape and research priorities

Madhukar Pai - Oct. 11, 2018
Please see this new paper in BMJ Global Health on digital adherence tools for TB. URL: https://gh.bmj.com/content/3/5/e001018#DC1 PDF attached. Digital adherence technologies for the management ...
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adherence assessment tuberculosis
Global Health Diagnostics

Under-testing for TB in the Indian private health sector

Madhukar Pai - Oct. 1, 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 testing tuberculosis
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

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-is... This issue...
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Call for papers PLOS tuberculosis
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

CHAI India is looking for a Research Associate, Tuberculosis

Madhukar Pai - Aug. 20, 2018
Please see attached job description. For more details, kindly directly contact: Harkesh Dabas hdabas@clintonHealthAccess.org CHAI India is looking for a Research Associate, Tuberculosis Madhuk...
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India job opportunity tuberculosis
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
Global Health Diagnostics

Market penetration of Xpert MTB/RIF in high tuberculosis burden countries: A trend analysis

Madhukar Pai - July 26, 2018
Please see this new paper: https://gatesopenresearch.org/articles/2-35/v1 Best Madhu Market penetration of Xpert MTB/RIF in high tuberculosis burden countries: A trend analysis Madhukar Pai
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GeneXpert MTB/RIF market trends tuberculosis
Global Health Diagnostics

Rapid urine-based screening for tuberculosis in HIV-positive patients admitted to hospital in Africa (STAMP trial)

Madhukar Pai - July 19, 2018
Today, Lancet published the results of the STAMP trial on urine LAM testing, along with a Commentary. Please see: https://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736(18)31267-4.pdf h...
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tuberculosis urine LAM
Global Health Diagnostics

Inclusion of TB diagnostics on the WHO Essential Diagnostics List

Madhukar Pai - July 12, 2018
Please see this editorial by WHO colleagues. Best Madhu Inclusion of TB diagnostics on the WHO Essential Diagnostics List Madhukar Pai
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Essential diagnostics list tuberculosis
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Inclusion of TB diagnostics on the WHO Essential Diagnostics List

Madhukar Pai - July 12, 2018
Please see this important editorial by Chris Gilpin and Karin Weyer. Best Madhu Inclusion of TB diagnostics on the WHO Essential Diagnostics List Madhukar Pai Joven Jebio Ongole Ibtihal omer Edy...
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Essential diagnostics list tuberculosis
Global Health Diagnostics

Commercial products to preserve specimens for tuberculosis diagnosis: a systematic review

Madhukar Pai - June 23, 2018
Please see this new systematic review of commercial products for specimen preservation for TB diagnosis. PDF attached. Best Madhu Commercial products to preserve specimens for tuberculosis diag...
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specimen transport sputum collection tuberculosis
Global Health Diagnostics

New TB tools need to be affordable in the private sector: The case study of Xpert MTB/RIF

Madhukar Pai - May 7, 2018
Please see this new paper, which includes updated data on what patients pay for Xpert MTB/RIF testing in the private health sector in highly privatized health markets. It is an update of a previous st...
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access to diagnostics GeneXpert MTB/RIF pricing private sector health tuberculosis
Global Health Diagnostics

Internship opportunities at Stop TB Partnership, Geneva

Madhukar Pai - May 4, 2018
Please see this terrific opportunity to work with some smart people at the Stop TB Partnership on innovative financing mechanisms for TB, supply chain issues in diagnostics/drugs, etc. https://jobs...
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internship Stop TB Partnership tuberculosis
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Internship opportunities at Stop TB Partnership, Geneva

Madhukar Pai - May 4, 2018
Please see this terrific opportunity to work with some smart people at the Stop TB Partnership on innovative financing mechanisms for TB, supply chain issues in diagnostics/drugs, etc. https://jobs...
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internship Stop TB Partnership tuberculosis
Global Health Diagnostics

Urine Lipoarabinomannan for Tuberculosis Diagnosis: Evolution and Prospects

Madhukar Pai - April 9, 2018
Please see this perspective on urine LAM assay for TB, and its evolution/prospects. URL: http://clinchem.aaccjnls.org/content/early/2018/04/06/clinchem.2018.286625 Best Madhu Urine Lipoarabin...
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Clinical Diagnostics tuberculosis urine LAM Urine lipoarabinomannan
Global Health Diagnostics

A new app for nutritional assessment & counselling of patients with TB

Madhukar Pai - March 24, 2018
On World TB Day, the Center for Nutrition Studies, Yenepoya University, India, in association with McGill International TB Centre, Canada, released N-TB, an android mobile based application for the nu...
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mobile applications Nutrition tuberculosis
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Time for high-burden countries to lead the tuberculosis research agenda

Madhukar Pai - March 23, 2018
Please see my PLOS Medicine editorial for TB day, on why we cannot depend on a few wealthy countries with low TB incidence to support all the TB research. High-burden, middle-income countries must ste...
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high burden countries research agenda tuberculosis