To improve and disseminate best practices for TB infection control, members draw on a diversity of backgrounds, including engineering, architecture, administration and medicine. Experts answer questions and practitioners share strategies for effective TB infection control.

Community moderators

Paul A. Jensen, PhD, PE, CIH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
Edward Nardell, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Division of Global Health Equity
Harvard Medical School
Harvard School of Public Health
Partners In Health - PIH
Grigory Volchenkov, MD
Vladimir Oblast Tuberculosis Dispensary

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Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Antigen in Cough Samples in Northern Ethiopia

Getachew Desalegn replied

Thank you so much for the explanation... *Getachew Wondimagegn Desalegn (MD, MPH)* *KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation* *P.O.Box 703 code 1110, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia* *+251116189422 <%2B251116189422>* *+251 911408602 <%2B251%20911408602>* Tuberculosis is the second deadliest infection in the world. With early detection and proper treatment, most people with tuberculosis can fully recover. Our ... read more

Updated: 22 May, 2018
Replies: 36

Honourable Health Minister of India, Mr JP Nadda, & Honourable Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh inaugurate Operation ASHA's work

by Shelly Batra, MD

Honourable Health Minister of India, Mr JP Nadda, & Honourable Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh inaugurate Operation ASHA's work Dear TB Infection, There is lots of exciting news! The Honourable Health Minister of India, Mr. JP Nadda, and the Honourable Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh inaugurated our project and eCompliance ... read more

Updated: 14 May, 2018
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(Harvard) Building Design & Engineering Approaches to Airborne Infection Control - CANCELLED THIS YEAR

Mohammed suaudi Hassen replied

Dear Dr Ed Nardell Thank you very much for relevent information because most of the student wait so they have to prepare themself for next years. *Cheer`s* *Mohammed Suaudi Hassen(BSc ,MSc)* *Minster of Health-NTRL-Lesotho* *Microbiologist* *SATBHSS* read more

Updated: 13 Apr, 2018
Replies: 3

Sputum collection booths criteria/guidelines

Edward Nardell, MD replied

Thank you Thea for supplying that document. It is important to remember the principles of such a design, not so much the details. 10 other designs might equally serve the purpose. 1. this is outdoors so some protection from sun and rain are needed without compromising natural ventilation. Some privacy ... read more

Updated: 25 Mar, 2018
Replies: 7

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Jacqueline Huwa

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Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme

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