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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2017 AIC Course

Adriano Duse replied

Dear All As a previous participant of this course (my speciality: medical microbiology & infectious diseases and infection prevention and control) I can assure you that there is nothing in these 2 weeks that is not relevant or useful in your daily practice . It's an outstanding opportunity to broaden ... read more

Updated: 21 Jun, 2017
Recommendation: 1
Replies: 9

Interesting article on TB for general public

by Donald Catanzaro

Hi All, The newest issue of Harper's Magazine has a very good (and long) article entitled: Where Health Care Won’t Go: A tuberculosis crisis in the Black Belt (see https://harpers.org/archive/2017/06/where-health-care-wont-go/) The article has good story to tell about TB infection control and how it intersects with race and poverty as ... read more

Updated: 15 Jun, 2017
Replies: 0

Training course on 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 30 June 2017. An Approach to Strengthening Health ... read more

Updated: 14 Jun, 2017
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Principles of Tuberculosis Care and Prevention: Translating Knowledge to Action

by Kerensa Haffenden

The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) will have a training course on Principles of Tuberculosis Care and Prevention: Translating Knowledge to Action, from 18-27 September 2017, in New Delhi, India. Register for this course at http://www.unioncourses.org/principles-of-tuberculosis-care-and-prevention-translating-knowledge-to-action-2. Registration closes on 18 July 2017. This course has been ... read more

Updated: 14 Jun, 2017
Replies: 0

New community members

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Kamal Shrivastava

Affiliated Organizations

University of Delhi

Work Locations

India

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Micheal Mazzi

Affiliated Organizations

ministry of health

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Sierra Leone

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Mercy Kerich

Affiliated Organizations

None

Work Locations

Kenya