About Manfred Peters
I am a physician, specialist for pulmonology and tropical medicine. I was working mostly in foreign countries like Ghana, Uganda, India, China, Moldova in Tb projects. I am retired since 2004. I am a senior expert of the German government organization SES - Bonn. I have been working with different organizations in underdeveloped countries. My specialties are Tb, HIV , Malaria and other tropical diseases.
Role(s) / Profession(s)
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières - MSF
Website: http://www.msf.org/ Type: Non-Governmental Organization Country: Switzerland About: Les Médecins Sans Frontières apportent leur secours aux populations en détresse, aux victimes de catastrophes d'origine naturelle ou humaine, de situation de belligérance, sans aucune discrimination de race, religion, philosophique ou politique. Oeuvrant dans la neutralité et en toute impartialité, les Médecins Sans Frontières revendiquent, au nom de l'éthique médicale universelle et du droit à l'assistance humanitaire, la liberté pleine et entière de l'exercice de leur fonction. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international humanitarian aid organisation that provides emergency medical assistance to populations in danger in more than 70 countries. In countries where health structures are insufficient or even non-existant, MSF collaborates with authorities such as the Ministry of Health to provide assistance. MSF works in rehabilitation of hospitals and dispensaries, vaccination programmes and water and sanitation projects. MSF also works in remote health care centres, slum areas and provides training of local personnel. All this is done with the objective of rebuilding health structures to acceptable levels.
Senior Expert Service - SES
Website: http://ses-bonn.de/ Type: Government Country: Germany About: The SES is the Foundation of German Industry for International Cooperation. It delivers with volunteer professionals who have completed the active working life, helping people help themselves. The headquarters of the SES is located in Bonn, 14 offices in Germany and more than 140 representatives maintain contacts around the world to the economy and the Senior Experts.
Why not performing IGRA ? Chest x-ray is not allways sensitive enough ,particular in elder people with scrars. Manfred Peters ________________________________ Von: "GHDonline (Grigory Volchenkov, MD)" An: Manfred Peters Gesendet: 21:31 Samstag, 7.Juli 2012 Betreff: Re: [TB Infection Control] Healthcare worker Surveillance Grigory Volchenkov, MD replied to the discussion "Healthcare ...
Hi Grigory, I enjoyed the meeting with you at the Borstel course about Tb. I was in the end of 70. years working in Borstel to become a pulmonologist and in addition performing research work with animals infected with atypical mycobacteriae to study new chemotherauptic drugs. Later I worked for ...