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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Article on the Management of Childhood Pulmonary Tuberculosis in the private sector in Mumbai, India

By Carolyn Tauro on 27 Aug, 2015 0 Replies

Dear all, Please find the link to my article entitled "Management of Childhood Pulmonary Tuberculosis in the private sector in Mumbai, India". The study compares the practices of the private paediatricians in Mumbai with the International Standards for TB…

WHO issues operational guidance and an eTool to help roll-out systematic screening for active TB

By Masoud Dara, MD on 27 Aug, 2015 3 Replies

Dear colleagues, WHO has just issued an operational guide that provides practical advice on how to develop a national or local TB screening strategy by: • assessing the situation; • defining the objectives of screening; • prioritizing risk groups for…

MSc research topic

By neo keorapetse on 26 Aug, 2015 2 Replies

hello all May you kindly help me to come up with a research topic for my Masters degree.I work in the TB Drug susceptibility testing and Line probe assay sections at the National TB lab.any suggestions are highly welcome.

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Carlos Velázquez

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Andrea von Delft

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TB Proof

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Joyce Bartekwa

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Liberia College of Physicians and Surgeons

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