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.

Community moderators

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

Anti-TB Drugs and Arrhythmia: Theoretical Concern or Real Risk?

July 6, 2015 - July 10, 2015 58 Replies

This Expert Panel explores the risk of QT prolongation in emerging drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) therapy.

Recent discussion topics

ERS Child Lung Health Research Fellowship deadline 17 August 2015

By Masoud Dara, MD on 27 Jul, 2015 0 Replies

Dear colleagues, European Respiratory Society has launched a call for candidates for a child lung health research fellowship. The fellowship is suitable for MDs in the early stages of their research career undergoing specialist clinical training in…

Health crisis in Eastern Ukraine

By Masoud Dara, MD on 27 Jul, 2015 0 Replies

Dear colleagues, Please find below the link to a just published article at New York Times by UN Secretary General Special Envoy on HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia calling for actions to address the acute shortage of Antiretrovirals and Opioid…

Leaked: draft 2015 report on Indian Revised National Treatment Control Programme from Joint Monitoring Mission

By Erica Lessem on 22 Jul, 2015 1 Reply

Dear all, You may have seen articles about a leaked draft report on the Indian Revised National Treatment Programme (RNTCP) from the Joint Monitoring Mission. Attached please find the full text of the draft report, and a summary and highlights below. Great…

New community members

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Ayaan Gedi

Affiliated Organizations

Tuberculosis

Work Locations

Somalia

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shrouk osman

Affiliated Organizations

university

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Egypt

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Mohan Raja

Affiliated Organizations

aarupadai veedu medical college

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India