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

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Open access: IJID article on access to new and repurposed TB drugs

By Lindsay McKenna on 26 Mar, 2015 2 Recommendations 3 Replies

Please find below link to a new review article published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases on challenges and barriers to accessing new and repurposed TB drugs, and potential solutions. *LINK TO FULL-TEXT*…

Childhood TB learning portal

By Masoud Dara, MD on 25 Mar, 2015 4 Replies

Dear colleagues, As you may have heard today The Union (IUATLD) and WHO have launched an interactive online course on childhood TB. Here is the link to register for free: And this is the link to the relevant WHO newsflash,…

World TB Day and a just published paper on TB control in prisons

By Masoud Dara, MD on 24 Mar, 2015 0 Replies

Dear colleagues, This week and particularly today, we are commemorating World TB Day 2015. Here you can find an open access article we just published at International Journal of Infectious Diseases: "Tuberculosis control in prisons: current situation and…

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