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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Live webcasting of WHO European Region 14th National TB Programme Managers' meeting 21-22 June 2016

JAFF Didymus Kidze replied

Thanks for the information Masoud. I hope the participants will also remember about other parts of the world especially Sub Saharan Africa where there is a lot of TB and HIV co inflections. Thanks. Best regards , Didymus read more

Updated: 21 Jun, 2016
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Osman Muhyadin replied

Thanks Dr mohamed very useful information read more

Updated: 14 Jun, 2016
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Start of 2013 and short introduction of members

Osman Muhyadin replied

Thank you I need to share diversity from other countries in MDR management read more

Updated: 14 Jun, 2016
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Fwd: FAQs on shorter MDR-TB regimen

by Erica Lessem

FYI-- ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Subject: FAQs on shorter MDR-TB regimen To: FYI, the WHO Global TB Programme has released FAQs (frequently asked questions) about the implementation of the new recommendation on the use of the shorter MDR-TB regimen. The FAQs are attached, and ... read more

Updated: 14 Jun, 2016
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Sara Siddiqui

Sara Siddiqui, BDS is a TB Program Manager at the Indus Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan. In this role she works on projects including TB Reach 3 and 4, and the DR-TB Contact Screening and Infection Treatment, a collaboration with the Harvard Medical School. Prior to joining Indus Hospital, she was the Manager for NGO Schools Program and Dental Health Program at Naya Jeevan, a micro-health insurance firm providing health coverage for the urban-poor in Pakistan. Dr. Siddiqui received her dental degree from Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine and a Masters in Health and Hospital Management from Institute of Business Management.

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