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

Drug Resistance

By Akash Rajak on 01 Oct, 2015 0 Replies

How much time it would take for a anti-TB drug to become resistant?

UVGI specification

By Nestor Rueda on 17 Sep, 2015 5 Replies

Dear all, I need to procure some UVGI fixtures and I want to issue a technical specification for the possible suppliers, however I’m having troubles finding a “standard” dose or output power. To keep it simple I’de like to specify the following: - An upper…


By Thomas Albuquerque on 16 Sep, 2015 3 Replies

Greetings and Salutations from Nukus – Uzbekistan. How effective are the below mentioned Respirators in a TB setting. 1. Aura TM 9332+ Protect against particles in concentration up to 20 per Workplace Exposure Limit. EN 149:2001 FFP3NRD Made in UK.…

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Nitish Beharee

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Ministry of Health

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Asiatou Keita

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Maria Lucia Pecoraro

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Independent Consultant

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Brazil; United States