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

Recent discussion topics

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,…

Webinar Announcement: Programmatic Introduction of Bedaquiline: Do we meet the WHO requirements?

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 address the USAID/Janssen Bedaquiline Donation Program, which allows for an opportunity for increased access to this new tool for the treatment of…

New community members

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Anna Volz

Affiliated Organizations

Panamerican Health Organiization

Work Locations

United States

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Scott Binet

Affiliated Organizations

Missionaries of Mercy

Work Locations

Haiti

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Fernando Reano

Affiliated Organizations

Federico Villarreal

Work Locations

Peru