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

Drug-susceptibility testing

By Akash Rajak on 03 Oct, 2015 4 Replies

Kindly list out the various technology used for drug-susceptibility testing in India for quick result in the diagnosis of MDR-TB.

New publications highlight urgent need for access to delamanid

By Erica Lessem on 01 Oct, 2015 1 Reply

Dear all, Some very interesting recent communications have come out on the need for compassionate use of delamanid, including, in certain cases, in co-administration with bedaquiline: 1) Furin et al. have written a correspondence in IJTLD called, "In…

Fwd: MSF Twitter Journal Club - starts in 1 hour

By Ronald Munjoma on 30 Sep, 2015 0 Replies

---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: MSF Science Date: 30 September 2015 at 10:02 Subject: MSF Twitter Journal Club - starts in 1 hour To: MSF Science Hi everyone, This is just a reminder…

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