Events & Courses
Online Seminar on Childhood TB & MNCH
7-9th September, 2016
Join experts from the TB and MNCH communities in a global debate on the linkages between tuberculosis and maternal and child health to: identify opportunities for intervention, increase the visibility of childhood TB, and define ways to more effectively link TB, MNCH and primary health programs to provide comprehensive prevention and care.
Focus on LTBI
13th September 2016, Oakland, CA, USA
This one-day training is intended as an introductory course covering the basics of latent TB infection (LTBI) diagnosis and treatment for physicians, nurses, and other licensed medical care providers who manage patients at risk for TB. Topics include identification of high risk populations for targeted TB screening, interpretation and use of IGRAs for diagnostic testing, and LTBI treatment options.
TB Clinical Intensive
14-16th September, 2016, Oakland, CA, USA
This three-day training is intended as an intensive clinical course for physicians, nurses, and other licensed medical care providers who diagnose and treat active TB disease. This comprehensive training will cover complexities of care including laboratory diagnostics, designing treatment regimens, TB/HIV, drug-resistant TB, pediatric TB, and other special situations.
Implementing the WHO End -TB strategy and the new vision of TB elimination:
skills for managers and consultants
September 19 – October 1, 2016, Cepina, Italy
The overall goal of the training course is to further develop the necessary skills to plan, implement and evaluate a TB control programme, based on the WHO End-TB Strategy, with a special focus towards the ambitious perspective of TB Elimination.
Strategic Health Communications Course
September 26–30th 2016, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
This five-day course will focus on practical skills and tools to support the development and implementation of public health communication programmes.
Principles of TB Care & Prevention
26 Sep – 5 October 2016, New Delhi, India
This international course will provide the knowledge and skills to senior programme staff and other health professionals to improve management of persons with TB and strengthen programmatic practices.
Results-Based Monitoring and Evaluation
10th-14th October 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
This five-day course focuses on bringing in accountability of monitoring and evaluation for ensuring project completion on time within budgeted costs.
47th Union Conference
25 – 29 October 2016, Liverpool, UK
The Union World Conference on Lung Health is the world’s largest gathering of clinicians and public health workers, health programme managers, policymakers, researchers and advocates working to end the suffering caused by lung disease, with a focus specifically on the challenges faced by the low- and middle-income countries.
Tuberculosis Clinical Intensive
1st-4th November, 2016, Oakland, CA, USA
This four-day training is intended for nurses and other licensed medical care providers who provide TB case management of patients with active or latent tuberculosis within the public health setting.
Supply Chain Management
7th-11th November 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The objective of this five-day course is to provide participants with the practical knowledge and skills to effectively manage the antituberculosis medicines and laboratory commodities needed in today’s TB programmes.
Evaluating new diagnostic techniques in the clinical management of TB
November 10th & 11th 2016, London, UK
This intensive course will offer a comprehensive update to participants on the clinical management of TB cases and incidents, evaluate new diagnostic techniques available for TB and provide an understanding of TB epidemiology and TB services in the UK.
International Course on the Clinical Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
21st-25th November 2016, Bangkok, Thailand
This five-day intensive training course offered by internationally renowned TB experts aims to strengthen participants’ capacity in the clinical and programmatic management of drug-resistant TB.
Leading Management Teams
28th November-2nd December 2016, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
This five-day course will help participants appreciate and develop the managerial dynamic necessary to elicit a high performance from staff and bring an awareness of leadership styles and strategies to interact with different kinds of people at work or elsewhere.
Operations Research Course on Child Lung Health
13th-24th February, 2017, Singapore
This TREAT TB OR course on child lung health aims to enable clinicians, health professionals, and programme staff new to OR to conduct a research study and generate evidence that relates directly to goals set by national programmes aimed at improving lung health in neonates, children and adolescents.