In this community, professionals share information regarding the clinical, programmatic and community-oriented aspects of early diagnosis, treatment and prevention of multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). Members also use this forum to promote universal access to quality care for MDR-TB.

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Masoud Dara, MD
WHO Europe - EURO
Christopher Gilpin, PhD, MPH
World Health Organization - WHO
Dylan Tierney
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Division of Global Health Equity

Current Expert Panels

Overcoming Barriers to High-Quality TB Treatment During HIV Co-infection

This Expert Panel explores strategies to overcome barriers to high-quality treatment and effective management of TB in the setting of HIV co-infection.

May 16, 2016 - May 20, 2016
Replies: 50
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Recent community activity

Request for Proposals : Connected diagnostics in support of tuberculosis care and prevention

by Dennis Falzon

Dear GHDOnline members Please note the request for proposals attached. The deadline for submitting proposals is 6 June 2016 at 18:00h CET. Sincerely Dennis FALZON, MD Laboratories, Diagnostics and Drug resistance Unit Global TB Programme (GTB) - World Health Organization 20, Avenue Appia - CH-1211 Geneva 27 - Switzerland Email: ... read more

Updated: 26 May, 2016
Replies: 0

The Karel Styblo Public Health Prize: Nominations open until 31 May

by Aurélie PLAISANT

Dear colleagues We would like to remind you that nominations are open until 31 May for the Karel Styblo Public Health Prize. This is a Union award that acknowledges a health worker or a community organisation for contributions to tuberculosis control over a period of 10 years or more. This ... read more

Updated: 25 May, 2016
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Fwd: Johns Hopkins University Summer Courses in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Stephen Muleshe replied

Dear Masoud Kindly share the link Rgds __________________________________________________ Dr. Stephen K. Muleshe MD, MPH, PGD Manager, Family Health & Infectious Diseases / Regional Coordinator, Global Fund TB Lab Project East, Central & Southern Africa Health Community (ECSA HC) P.O. Box 1009 Arusha, Tanzania Tel:+255 27 254 9362/5/6 Mobile: +255-689-433436/+255-753-636117/+254-722 -433436/+254-736-403421 read more

Updated: 25 May, 2016
Reply: 1

Postdoctoral fellowships in TB Research @ McGill International TB Centre

Jossy Onwude, MD replied

Hello doc, Have gone through your fellowship requirements and wanted to ask: can a recent MD graduate like me whose only research was a third year med school pharmacology research with no authored publication but willing to learn apply for the fellowship position? Do you have any other fellowship position ... read more

Updated: 24 May, 2016
Reply: 1

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roshan manav

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