To improve and disseminate best practices for TB infection control, members draw on a diversity of backgrounds, including engineering, architecture, administration and medicine. Experts answer questions and practitioners share strategies for effective TB infection control.

Community moderators

Paul A. Jensen, PhD, PE, CIH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
Edward Nardell, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Division of Global Health Equity; Harvard Medical School; Harvard School of Public Health; Partners In Health - PIH
Grigory Volchenkov, MD
Vladimir Oblast Tuberculosis Dispensary

Recent discussion topics

MSc research topic

By neo keorapetse on 26 Aug, 2015 1 Reply

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.

Tuberculosis & HivAids

By Mohammad Hassan Mashori on 26 Aug, 2015 1 Reply

In the world Among the people living with HIV , TB is the most frequent life threatening opportunistic infection and a leading cause of death.HIV care settings in various parts of the world are implementing THREE I strategy one of which is IPT

Sputum collection from children

By Jacqueline Linnes on 25 Aug, 2015 6 Replies

Hi all, I am teaching Senior Design course for undergraduate biomedical engineers at Purdue University. They have a been given the task of designing a method to collect sputum from children who have suspected TB. I would love to be able to connect theā€¦

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Joshua Philbrook

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Partners In Health; Zanmi Lasante - Partners In Health

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Angela Benson

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Liberia College of Physicians and Surgeons

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Jesenia Angeles

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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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United States