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.

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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

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Updated: 25 Apr, 2017
Recommendation: 1
Replies: 2

Prevalence of rpoB491 mutation among INH monoresistant TB strains

Emmanuel ANDRE replied

Dear all, We are presenting today at the ECCMID congress (Oral Presentation #OS0839) the evidence that there are at least two MDR-TB clones harbouring this Ile491Phe rpoB mutation circulating in 3 provinces of South-Africa. One of these clones is probably identical to the one found in Swaziland some years ago. ... read more

Updated: 25 Apr, 2017
Recommendation: 1
Replies: 11

Resist TB website and an overview of clinical trials on DR-TB

mercia elisa replied

Thank you Dr Em 24/04/2017 4:13 da tarde, "Regina Bhebhe via GHDonline" < drtb@ghdonline.org> escreveu: read more

Updated: 24 Apr, 2017
Replies: 4

Start of 2013 and short introduction of members

Mengistu Tadesse replied

Mengistu Tadesse Kebede National TB laboratory advisory National TB- EQA Co-ordinator. Ethiopia Public Health institute National Tuberculosis Research Laboratory Activity engaged Doing research and supporting national Research activity All activity related to National TB reference Laboratory Participating in national and supra national EQA activities Quality improvement Activity. Onsite supervision and ... read more

Updated: 24 Apr, 2017
Recommendations: 3
Replies: 46

New community members

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dr gulrez fathima Nadaf

Affiliated Organizations

HEALTH

Work Locations

India

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Sumit Mazumdar

Affiliated Organizations

Institute of Public Health, Kalyani

Work Locations

India

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Said Muñoz Montero

Affiliated Organizations

Instituto Nacional de Medicina Genómica

Work Locations

Mexico