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

Recent community activity

Revisiting annual screening for latent tuberculosis infection in healthcare workers: a cost-effectiveness analysis

by Madhukar Pai

Please see the attached study, just published in BMC Medicine. In this decision analysis model, the researchers show that for most North American healthcare workers, annual tuberculosis screening appears poorly cost-effective. They argue for a reconsideration of screening practices and guidelines. https://bmcmedicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12916-017-0865-x PDF attached. Best Madhu read more

Updated: 01 Aug, 2017
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Building the HEAL Initiative Community - Recruitment for 2018

by Phuoc Le

Dear Colleagues, We are thrilled to let you know that we’ve officially launched our recruitment efforts for the 2018-2020 cohort of HEAL fellows. We’d appreciate your kind help in spreading the word and helping us to recruit the next class of fellows dedicated to global health equity. If you know ... read more

Updated: 31 Jul, 2017
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International Course on the Clinical Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

by Kerensa Haffenden

The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) will have a training course, International Course on the Clinical Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis, from 20-24 November 2017, in Bangkok, Thailand. Register for this course at http://www.unioncourses.org/international-course-clinical-management-drug-resistant-tuberculosis-1. Registration closes on 20 September 2017. The International Course on the Clinical Management ... read more

Updated: 06 Jul, 2017
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An Approach to Strengthening Health Systems

by Kerensa Haffenden

The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease’s (The Union) International Management Development Programme (IMDP) will hold a training course on An Approach to Strengthening Health Systems, from 14-18 August 2017, in Singapore. Register for this course at http://www.unioncourses.org/an-approach-to-strengthening-health-systems-14. Registration closes on 9 August 2017. An Approach to Strengthening Health ... read more

Updated: 06 Jul, 2017
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New community members

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Ananta Patel

Affiliated Organizations

CARE; HEALTH

Work Locations

India

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Augusta Baiden

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Student

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Ghana

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Freya Langham

Affiliated Organizations

Alfred Health

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Australia