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

Outdoor sputum induction in South Africa

Mark M.C. replied

Thanks to everyone for discussing this topic and I hope that a protocol for sputum induction is obtained in the open air environments, this will help in those countries where the prevalence of tuberculosis is high, especially in a country like South Africa. read more

Updated: 22 Feb, 2017
Replies: 23

Announcement of new date of entrance exam for PhD in Public Health

Mark M.C. replied

Thank you very much for the information, unfortunately for me I am not possible to attend. For anyone who can attend, welcome. read more

Updated: 22 Feb, 2017
Reply: 1

TB-HIV Clinical Management Course

Mark M.C. replied

Thank you very much for the information, for everyone who can welcome you. read more

Updated: 22 Feb, 2017
Reply: 1

are any experts in TB diagnosis available or is anybody available to introduce any experts to write a commentary on a paper from US CDC?

Hal Levin replied

leo: the best way for us to know whether we are qualified and interested to comment is to read the document. You can place a pdf of the guideline in a dropbox folder or on your web site so we can download it and look at it. Please be sure ... read more

Updated: 13 Feb, 2017
Replies: 33

New community members

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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

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Ranjan Nanda

Affiliated Organizations

International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology - ICGEB

Work Locations

India