TB CARE II recently hosted a technical meeting on TB infection control in September 2016 in Hanoi, Vietnam. Them meeting reviewed lessons learned from implementation of the FAST strategy, an innovative method of TB and MDR TB case finding in hospital and clinic settings, to reduce nosocomial TB and MDR TB transmission. TB CARE II has been piloting the FAST strategy in a variety of country settings, including Bangladesh, Malawi, and Vietnam. Around 90 participants from 10 countries attended the meeting, including representatives from USAID, MOHs, NTPs, and TB CARE II and URC staff from around the world.
To learn more about TB infection control in the countries that participated in the meeting, please check out the link below to the fact sheets and technical briefs.