Events & Courses
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.
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.
An Approach to Strengthening Health Systems
22 – 26 August 2016, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
This five-day course focuses on improving the productivity and efficiency of health systems.
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.
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.
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.
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.
TB Clinical Intensive
14-16th Sepetember, 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.
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.