In this community, professionals share information regarding the clinical, programmatic and community-oriented aspects of early diagnosis, treatment and prevention of multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). Members also use this forum to promote universal access to quality care for MDR-TB.

Community moderators

Masoud Dara, MD
WHO Europe - EURO
Christopher Gilpin, PhD, MPH
World Health Organization - WHO
Dylan Tierney
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Division of Global Health Equity

Recent community activity

The Lancet ID: Bedaquiline in people with XDR--Are fears of resistance justified?

by Erica Lessem

Dear all, Please see important article debunking the common fear of population resistance for not rolling out new TB drug bedaquiline in people with XDR-TB-- [image: The Lancet Infectious Diseases] <http://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/issue/current> Population implications of the use of bedaquiline in people with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: are fears of resistance justified? Dr ... read more

Updated: 22 May, 2017
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Updated: 22 May, 2017
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Call for Proposals: Better, shorter treatment for multidrug-resistant TB

by Masoud Dara, MD

Dear colleagues, UNITAID has launched a call for proposals for better and shorter treatment for MDR-TB https://www.unitaid.eu/call-proposals-better-shorter-treatment-multidrug-resistant-tb-mdr-tb/ QUOTE "Important dates If you intend to submit a proposal, please complete and send the intention to submit (ISP) form to proposalsunitaid@who.int by 19 June 2017. The closing date for receipt of full ... read more

Updated: 22 May, 2017
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Management and control of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB): Addressing policy needs for India"

by Dr. Sachin Atre

I am happy to share that our MDR-TB policy paper titled " Management and control of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB): Addressing policy needs for India" published in the journal of public health policy last year has been listed among 180 outstanding articles (including all fields, about 50 in medicine and public ... read more

Updated: 19 May, 2017
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New community members

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Carolina Morán

Affiliated Organizations

Socios en Salud Perú

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Peru

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SUNIL PURASWANI

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bharati vidyapeeth

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India

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Marinus Barnard

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Private

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South Africa