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TB CARE II at the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health

TB CARE II is excited to announce we will once again have a significant presence at this year's conference on International Lung Health in Barcelona, Spain from October 28 – November 1, 2014.

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TB CARE II Bangladesh Celebrates Its Grantees in New Spotlight

As a component of the project, TB CARE II Bangladesh supports nongovernmental, community based organizations (NGOs) in urban and rural areas with TB case notification rates below the national average to increase detection and management of TB and MDR TB services
and to improve community knowledge and awareness of TB and MDR TB. The geographic coverage varied under different waves of grants as indicated in the table below.Since April 2012, TB CARE II has supported 11 grantees for periods of one-to-two years each.

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“Better Safe Than Sorry”: TB CARE II Malawi Promotes Active TB Screening among HIV-Positive Teachers and Learners

In an effort to improve TB/HIV integration in the country, TB CARE II Malawi is collaborating with the Ministries of Health and Education to increase TB screening among HIV-positive school teachers and learners.   Working under the motto, “Better Safe than Sorry”, the campaign is encouraging HIV positive individuals to be screened routinely for TB – in order to identify and treat the disease early, rather than risk waiting to develop advanced TB disease. TB CARE II held sensitization and awareness sessions in Balaka, Machinga, and Ntcheu districts earlier this year.

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TB CARE II Hosts Insurance Workshop in Thailand

The TB CARE II Project organized a workshop entitled Exploring the promise of improving access and delivery of TB services through insurance-based financing reforms in Bangkok, Thailand from September 18 -20, 2014.  The workshop provided a forum for information sharing and review of current systems for ensuring access to, and provision of, essential TB services and core public health functions in the context of universal health coverage financing reforms in Asian countries.

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TB CARE II Bangladesh - Request for Quotation (RFQ) - Laboratory Reagent & Chemical

University Research Co., LLC is the main implementor for the TB CARE II project in Bangladesh, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The goal of the TB CARE II project in Bangladesh is to support the Bangladesh National TB Control Program in the delivery of quality TB and MDR TB services. TB CARE II is planning to strengthen TB laboratories in Bangladesh by providing newer tools. TB CARE II, therefore, is seeking quotations from reputable laboratory reagent & chemicals suppliers. The supplier able to provide maximum coverage at the lowest rate...Read more

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