Expert Panel: [ARCHIVED] Tuberculosis Among Migrants

When: Jan. 16, 2017 - Jan. 20, 2017 | Community: MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention  

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Resources

And Who Is My Neighbor? Immigration, Human Rights & Sovereignty - The Critique (external URL)

Link leads to: http://www.thecritique.com/articles/and-who-is-my-neighbor-immigration-human-rights-sovereignty/

Discussion context: How can we advocate for controlling TB among migrants without stigmatizing them?

Date: 20 Jan, 2017

Posted by: Dylan Tierney

LTBI guide for practitioners (external URL)

Link leads to: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/latent-tb-infection-ltbi-testing-and-treatment

Discussion context: How can we best measure and analyze the TB burden among migrants?

Date: 20 Jan, 2017

Posted by: Ayaan Gedi

Why Pregnancy Makes Women Xenophobic (external URL)

Link leads to: http://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/01/the-disease-theory-of-xenophobia/423975/

Discussion context: How can we advocate for controlling TB among migrants without stigmatizing them?

Date: 20 Jan, 2017

Posted by: Dylan Tierney

Right-Wing Media Keep Rehashing The Xenophobic Smear That Immigrants Bring Diseases (external URL)

Link leads to: http://mediamatters.org/blog/2016/04/25/right-wing-media-keeps-rehashing-xenophobic-smear-immigrants-bring-diseases/210076

Discussion context: How can we advocate for controlling TB among migrants without stigmatizing them?

Date: 20 Jan, 2017

Posted by: Dylan Tierney

Health departments fight tuberculosis on both sides of the U.S. border with Mexico (external URL)

Link leads to: http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2009-02-16/news/0902150175_1_tb-tuberculosis-border/2

Discussion context: How can we advocate for controlling TB among migrants without stigmatizing them?

Date: 20 Jan, 2017

Posted by: Dylan Tierney

Testing in BCG-Vaccinated Persons (external URL)

Link leads to: https://www.cdc.gov/tb/topic/testing/testingbcgvaccinated.htm

Discussion context: How can we best measure and analyze the TB burden among migrants?

Date: 19 Jan, 2017

Posted by: Pierre Bush, PhD

Testing Health Care Workers (external URL)

Link leads to: https://www.cdc.gov/tb/topic/testing/healthcareworkers.htm

Discussion context: How can we best measure and analyze the TB burden among migrants?

Date: 19 Jan, 2017

Posted by: Pierre Bush, PhD