October 2011

Story TB CARE II Side Meeting at the Union Lille Conference

 The TB CARE II team will be joining national TB managers, providers, and civil society groups from around the world at the 42nd Union World Conference on Lung Health in Lille, France from October 27th to Oct 30th 2011. TB CARE II invites partners and stakeholders who will be in attendance to join the project team to hear about the latest advances and findings in TB research, programmatic approaches, and diagnostics.

 Union Conference Lille 2011

TB CARE II invites you to a side meeting on the development of occupational safety and health OSH programs for health workers with TB risk. A draft framework will be presented outlining action steps which high burden TB countries may take in formulating TB occupational safety and workers’ compensation strategies. The framework constitutes some of the broad steps that should be considered by policy makers and advocates in high burden TB countries and tailored to the appropriate needs of the setting.

The workshop will be held at the Lille Grand Palais, Goya Room (1 bd des Cités Unies, 59777 Euralille, Lille – France) on 29 October 2011 from 13.00 – 14.30hr. Download the brochure.


TB CARE II will also host a workshop titled “Community Based Management of MDR TB” on Thursday 27 October from 09.00 — 12.30hr. Please consult the conference website for more information on both events: http://www.worldlunghealth.org/confLille/

10 Jan 2013 17:43