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.

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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
Why is knowledge sharing critically important to public health?

Knowledge sharing and management, provide a systematic approach through an activity (or series of activities) by which information is exchanged among networks and organizations. Knowledge sharing is a common approach to many recent public health solutions.…

By Stephan Rabimov on 12 Dec 2014 1 Recommendations 0 Replies
F-A-S-T

Hal- you might not have silverlight installed on your computer. It should work. Would search for "Nardell" that gets you to 689, 690, and 692. with best regards, Phil

By Philip Lederer on 12 Dec 2014 0 Recommendations 2 Replies
How is TB a Human Rights Issue?

Kudos Francoise, For showing empathy to Anita's sentiment and raising quite a few pertinent questions; I would add one more - How are the priorities set and funding allocated; is it bottom up ? These sure are uncomfortable questions we have to ask…

By anita gaffari oskouei.MD on 05 Dec 2014 0 Recommendations 13 Replies
Cough coaching resources?

Can I ask a heretical (and possibly stupid!) question - is there evidence that, given someone has TB, sputum is more likely to yield the organism than saliva? In someone who has been coughing, there may be lots of material from the lung in the saliva. In…

By Robert Flick on 01 Dec 2014 0 Recommendations 13 Replies
TIME CHANGE FOR GLOBAL HEALTH TWEET CHAT!

Thanks for update

By Brooke Chateauneuf on 31 Oct 2014 0 Recommendations 4 Replies
Invitation to Global Health Tweet Chat - Thursday, November 6th

I wanted to be sure to remind everyone that our tweet chat with the African Society for Laboratory Medicine is tomorrow at 9AM ET/4PM SA/5PM Nairobi & Addis. We will be discussing various health care issues throughout Africa, including Ebola, TB, HIV,…

By Brooke Chateauneuf on 27 Oct 2014 0 Recommendations 1 Replies
Let's discuss Key differences between the 2009 and 2014 editions of the ISTC...

The 2014 Edition of the ISTC is available here: http://istcweb.org/Home.html. Many of the key differences are summarized in the table on pages 5-7: http://www.istcweb.org/documents/ISTC_3rdEd.pdf

By anita gaffari oskouei.MD on 12 Oct 2014 0 Recommendations 1 Replies
Grant sources for TB PhD projects

I also want to conduct research on TB-HIV but there is no grant available here. Could you please help me finding grants for TB rapid diagnostics. Thank you and Godbless Ana Maria A.Bacudio, RMT, MPH Manila Health Department

By andrew rosser on 08 Oct 2014 0 Recommendations 3 Replies
Protocol for management of Mono and Polydrug Resistance TB Cases

friend Rahman how many awards and honours do you have??? but I can see".".... Pakistan is also estimated to have the fourth highest prevalence of multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) globally.what a paradoxical it is,,,,,,

By Prof.Matiur Rahman on 08 Oct 2014 0 Recommendations 17 Replies
References for heat instability of M. tuberculosis

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK179247/ try this

By Barbara Hauer on 08 Oct 2014 0 Recommendations 5 Replies
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