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

Anti-tuberculosis drug induced hypothyroidism

Zami Temesgen replied

Hypothyroidism is classically associated with para-aminosalicylic acid, ethionamide, and prothionamide. read more

Updated: 22 Feb, 2017
Replies: 4

Drug Resistance TB- Isoniazid and Ethambutol

Akash Rajak replied

I would like to express my deepest gratitude to Dr. Anuj K Bhatnagar (Rajan Babu Institute for Pulmonary Medicine and Tuberculosis) for treatment of my younger sister who was suffering from drug resistance tuberculosis. I also like to pay my regards to Dr. Urvashi B Singh (AIIMS) for helping me ... read more

Updated: 22 Feb, 2017
Recommendations: 7
Replies: 16

MDR TB Treatment

Akash Rajak replied

I would like to express my deepest gratitude to Dr. Anuj K Bhatnagar (Rajan Babu Institute for Pulmonary Medicine and Tuberculosis) for treatment of my younger sister who was suffering from drug resistance tuberculosis. I also like to pay my regards to Dr. Urvashi B Singh (AIIMS) for helping me ... read more

Updated: 22 Feb, 2017
Recommendations: 4
Replies: 5

Line Probe Assay

Akash Rajak replied

I would like to express my deepest gratitude to Dr. Anuj K Bhatnagar (Rajan Babu Institute for Pulmonary Medicine and Tuberculosis) for treatment of my younger sister who was suffering from drug resistance tuberculosis. I also like to pay my regards to Dr. Urvashi B Singh (AIIMS) for helping me ... read more

Updated: 22 Feb, 2017
Recommendations: 5
Replies: 28

New community members

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Daniel Fernando Lozano Yela

Affiliated Organizations

UDENAR

Work Locations

Colombia

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Jean Hunleth

Affiliated Organizations

Washington University in St. Louis

Work Locations

United States

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Hilda Nabiswa

Affiliated Organizations

The Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi

Work Locations

Afghanistan; Kenya