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TB CARE II INTRODUCES FIELD GUIDE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF MULTIDRUG-RESISTANT TB IN CHILDREN

TB CARE II recently introduced a new field guide on the management of pediatric Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) at the Union World Conference. This guide is the first of its kind to address the neglected issue of drug-resistant TB among children and was developed in coordination with the Sentinel Project on Pediatric Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis at

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INCLUSION OF TB IN NATIONAL INSURANCE PROGRAMS

In 2011-2012, the USAID TB CARE II project implemented by University Research Co., (URC) undertook a series of case studies to examine the extent to which TB has been integrated into National Health Insurance (NHI) programs in several high burden TB countries and to analyze the impact of NHI on achievement of National TB

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ASSESSMENTS OF PROVIDERS ADHERENCE TO TB EVIDENCE BASED STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES IN BANGLADESH, ZAMBIA, AND KENYA

Despite the availability of TB guidelines/ standards in high burden TB countries, provider adherence remains a challenge. In most cases, provider adherence to guidelines is not a problem of individual performance, but a problem located in the health system itself – at the political, health services, community, and patient levels. Between 2011-2012, TB CARE

By |2018-11-11T19:39:38+00:00April 1st, 2018|Categories: Announcements, News Related to TB and Bangladesh|0 Comments

TECHNICAL BRIEF: TACKLING TB AMONG CHILDREN

The USAID TB CARE II Project recently released a technical brief focused on tackling pediatric Tuberculosis (TB). The brief outlines specific gaps in pediatric TB management emphasizes which steps should be taken to reduce the number of pediatric TB cases, and outlines the TB CARE II project's specific accomplishments and goals in relation to

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TB CARE II INTRODUCES HIGH LEVEL WORKSHOP TO CLOSE THE GAP ON DRUG-RESISTANT TB AMONG CHILDREN

Globally, few children with drug-resistant (DR) tuberculosis (TB) are identified, diagnosed, and given an appropriate treatment. Although advances have been made in critical high burden countries such as Bangladesh to increase access to quality care and treatment for DR TB, this disease is still considered largely to be a problem for adults, and children

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DR-TB TRAINING NETWORK

The DR-TB Training Network team has recently published three self-study activities on the website. We welcome feedback from partners on these activities while we work on expanding the selection. The activities complement existing resources on the website and can be accessed here: https://drtbnetwork.org/self-study-tools.

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TB/HIV IMPLEMENTATION AND INTEGRATION – FORMATION OF TB/HIV STRUCTURES AT DISTRICT LEVEL

Following successful formation of three District TB/HIV committees in Nsanje, Phalombe and Machinga in November, TB CARE II facilitated establishment of four more committees in Mzimba, Mangochi, Neno and Zomba districts. A total of 61 Health Care Workers (45 males, 16 females) participated in the orientation and formation of these committees in the four

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THE TB DESIGN ROSTER ON GHDONLINE.ORG

The TB Design Roster is a GHDonline-based tool for identifying TB Infection Control Consultants. Consultants can complete a profile with some basic information including where they work, area(s) of expertise and recent projects completed (or in progress) and clients can email consultants directly for more information and references. To-date, there are 13 consultants in

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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

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TB CARE II DR TB TRAINING COURSE HIGHLIGHTED BY CDC

In July 2014, CDC’s Find TB Resources named Adherence to MDR-TB Treatment: The 5 A’s of Patient Support, an online course developed by the DR-TB Training Network, as its Highlight of the Month (http://findtbresources.cdc.gov/newsletter/newsletter14July.html).  This online course discusses key principles and steps to facilitate treatment adherence for patients with MDR-TB. The five A's presented in

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