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Request for experience sharing in stool Xpert MTB/RIF test in children

by Aung Phyo Khaing

Dear All, I am from Myanmar-one of 30 highest TB-burden countries in the world. Recently, I am intending to do a research with Stool Xpert MTB/ RIF test in children with presumptive pulmonary tuberculosis. I know there are many papers concerned with this, and have read some of them. But ... read more

Updated: 25 Jul, 2019
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Fixing methods for MGIT culture smear

Kishore Reddy VC replied

Hi please try with 2% to 5% Bovine albumin as a fixative -- *Dr. Kishore Reddy VC.** PhD* * Microbiologist* International Center for Excellence in Laboratory Training-ICELT read more

Updated: 10 Jul, 2019
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WHO launches second Model List of In Vitro Diagnostics

by Mercedes Perez Gonzalez

The first List of Essential Diagnostics was published in 2018, concentrating on a limited number of priority diseases – HIV, malaria, tuberculosis, and hepatitis. This year’s list has expanded to include more noncommunicable and communicable diseases. Cancers: Given how critical it is to secure an early cancer diagnosis (70% of ... read more

Updated: 09 Jul, 2019
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Fwd: New opinion piece on the benefits and limitations of the TB Lam test

by Erica Lessem

FYI and apologies for cross posting ---------- Forwarded message --------- From: Laura Lopez Gonzalez Date: Tue, Jul 9, 2019 at 4:24 AM Subject: New opinion piece on the benefits and limitations of the TB Lam test To: <tb-and-disability@googlegroups.com> Hi All, This opinion piece sets out the benefits and limitations of ... read more

Updated: 09 Jul, 2019
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Diploma in Public Health (DPH)

by Bhupesh Advani

Diploma in Public Health (DPH) is an course in public health sciences. The duration of the course is of 1 year inclusive of Industrial visits, research projects and internship. The candidate during and after the training should be able to implement the knowledge, skills & advances of public health for ... read more

Updated: 28 Jun, 2019
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Mid Career Enhancement Opportunities for Working professionals

by Bhupesh Advani

Jodhpur School of Public Health (JSPH) has been an established name in the field of Public Health Education since 2008. We provide academic services to various institutions and are currently proud knowledge partners of Maulana Azad University, Jodhpur and Poornima University, Jaipur, Rajasthan. We provide a plethora of academic programs ... read more

Updated: 06 Jun, 2019
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TAG is hiring! TB Project officer

by Erica Lessem

We have a great opportunity open on TAG's TB team. Please circulate to any qualified candidates! This position is based in NYC. TAG does not have capacity to provide visa support, so only candidates who already have authorization to work in the US will be eligible. Applications due no later ... read more

Updated: 21 May, 2019
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TAGline: Nothing About Us Without Us

by Erica Lessem

*Apologies for duplicates/cross-posting* <https://default.salsalabs.org/T2d9f5951-8d50-4941-b4a0-5329f2cf846b/13482976-87b4-408d-8685-9b977f812798> *Nothing About Us Without Us: Community Engagement in Research to End the Epidemics* This *TAGline <https://default.salsalabs.org/T018d8ae4-bcb2-4f9a-b109-6680a1137b1f/13482976-87b4-408d-8685-9b977f812798>* is all about the importance of community engagement in research to end the epidemics of HIV, HCV, and TB. As this edition’s cover shows, protestors at the “Storm the NIH” ... read more

Updated: 02 May, 2019
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Open position: Head of TB at FIND

by Claudia Denkinger

Dear All, We would like to inform the Global Health DX community that we have opened a Head of TB programme position in FIND Job description: See attachment If interested, please send a motivation letter, a detailed CV and three references to hr@finddx.org. Deadline to send your application: 10th January ... read more

Updated: 07 Dec, 2018
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Closure of this community and launch of an alternative

Madhukar Pai replied

Hi All, A gentle reminder that this community will go silent on December 10th. We have already launched an alternative community at Discourse: https://www.ghdxonline.org/ Kindly visit the site, sign up and contribute! Best Madhu read more

Updated: 07 Dec, 2018
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