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

Recent discussion topics

Webinar: How to implement active pharmacovigilance for new TB drugs (this Friday 1 May, 9am EST)

By Erica Lessem on 27 Apr, 2015 1 Recommendation 0 Replies

Dear all, The DR-TB training network is conducting another webinar to help with the roll out of new TB drugs. "How to implement active pharmacovigilance for new TB drugs" will be held this Friday, 1 May 2015, 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM, EST. The WHO Guidance for…

Soliciting your inputs and suggestions for next five year Tuberculosis Action Plan for WHO European Region 2016-2020

By Masoud Dara, MD on 18 Apr, 2015 0 Replies

Dear Colleagues, The Consolidated Action Plan to Prevent and Combat Multidrug- and Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in the WHO European Region, 2011–2015 was endorsed by the sixty-first session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe in Baku,…

Webinar announcement: The role of bedaquiline for pre-XDR TB and XDR-TB treatment in Latvia

By Evgenia Markvardt on 16 Apr, 2015 1 Reply

This webinar, organized by the DR-TB Training Network in partnership with the SWIFT Response Project, will cover the following topics: -How we started: the first experience with TMC 207; -The Bedaquiline Compassionate Use Program: the inclusion criteria,…

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Sean Duffy

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University of Oxford

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United Kingdom

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Faith Nyirongo

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University of Malawi College of Medicine

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Megha Gupta

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Project HOPE

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