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

Infection Prevention and Control

By Banele Senatla on 05 Mar 2015 0 Replies

Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases are some of the major threats to life on the planet. Current concerns on outbreaks of resistant organisms are also driven by multiple factors of globalisation. The quest for livelihoods and trade, as well as…

Sarita Shah's presentation at CROI

By Philip Lederer on 26 Feb 2015 3 Replies

Sarita Shah's presentation at CROI http://www.croiwebcasts.org/console/player/25682?mediaType=audio& during the Q&A: households vs nosocomial transmission: they have detailed information on households, schools, social networks. 1/2 of pts not hospitalized…

Risk of occupationally acquired TB for Ophthalmologists?

By Geeta Pardeshi on 26 Feb 2015 2 Replies

Ophthalmologists have to examine the patients for direct ophthalmoscopy,sac syringing,slit lamp examination from close quarters. There are many undiagnosed cases of TB who present in the OPD. Some do not disclose their TB diagnosis. Can TB transmission…

New community members

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Thys Mouton

Affiliated Organizations

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Work Locations

South Africa

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Lucy Nagawa

Affiliated Organizations

NHS24

Work Locations

United Kingdom

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Chris van Straten

Affiliated Organizations

International SOS

Work Locations

South Africa