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

Do "Ion generators" work for TB air disinfection?

By Edward Nardell, MD on 27 Jul, 2015 2 Replies

Just today, Paul Jensen and I were asked to comment on whether the Samsung Ion Generator works and whether a "donation" of 60 of these devices was a good idea, and if so, where they should be deployed. Here is the company website:…

Isoniazide preventive therapy IPT n HIV paitents.

By Vikash Paudel on 23 Jul, 2015 3 Recommendations 5 Replies

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 stategy one of which is IPT. . Preeventive therapy…

Tuberculosis In Prison

By Gambhir Shrestha on 20 Jul, 2015 1 Recommendation 21 Replies

There are so many evidences that the prevalence of Tuberculosis in Prison is higher than the general population (10 to 100 times higher). It makes uoto 25% percent of total TB burden in a country. The problem of TB doesn't limit itself inside the prison…

New community members

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shrouk osman

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university

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Egypt

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Hassan Foula

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hospital

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Egypt

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Martina Alarcon

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Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Chile

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Chile