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NEW FAST PROJECT IN VIETNAM

TB CARE II is excited to announce a new project in Vietnam.  With support from URC and Partners In Health, the National TB Program in Vietnam will introduce the FAST strategy to reduce TB transmission among both health care workers and patients in the healthcare facilities and in the community. FAST, an innovative approach

By |2018-11-11T19:38:48-05:00April 1st, 2018|Categories: News Related to TB and Vietnam|0 Comments

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

By |2018-11-11T19:36:50-05:00April 1st, 2018|Categories: News Related to TB and Vietnam|0 Comments

TB CARE II Hosts FAST Implementation Workshop

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

By |2018-11-11T19:07:32-05:00March 8th, 2018|Categories: Featured Posts, News Related to TB and Vietnam|Comments Off on TB CARE II Hosts FAST Implementation Workshop

FAST National Guidelines – Vietnam

The FAST strategy is mainly implemented at specialized and general hospitals with TB units. With support from the USAID TB CARE II Project, the Vietnam NTP developed the “Guideline for FAST strategy implementation”. According to the Guideline, implementing facilities should immediately order GeneXpert MTB/RIF tests for eligible patients including: Pulmonary TB patients AFB(+), presumptive drug-resistant

By |2018-11-11T19:11:20-05:00March 7th, 2018|Categories: News Related to TB and Vietnam|Comments Off on FAST National Guidelines – Vietnam

URC Participation at the 48th Annual Union World Conference on Lung Health

The Union World Conference on Lung Health continues to be the largest gathering of clinicians and public health professionals, program managers, policymakers, researchers, and advocates working to end the suffering caused by TB and other lung diseases. The 48th annual conference, held in Guadalajara, Mexico on October 11-14, 2017, continued this tradition with fruitful

Responding to the National Action Plan for Combating Multidrug-Resistant TB

The U.S. Government has released the "National Action Plan for Combating MDR-TB" in order to address the leading infectious cause of death in the world. The goals of the five-year National Action Plan (NAP) are to: Strengthen domestic capacity to combat MDR-TB Improve international capacity and collaboration to combat MDR-TB Acceleratebasciand applied research and

By |2018-11-11T19:15:23-05:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: News Related to TB and Vietnam|0 Comments