Union Courses

International Course on the Clinical Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Clinical Management of DR-TB 2018

The International Course on the Clinical Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis is a five-day intensive training course, consisting of interactive in-class presentations, discussions and practical exercises and a field visit in Bangkok, aiming to strengthen participants’ capacity in clinical and programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis.

19 Nov 2018

Bangkok, Thailand

5 days

Clinical Management of DR-TB 2018

Tuberculosis and Lung Health Course

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the current global epidemiological situation of drug-resistant tuberculosis
  • Review the different approaches for the detection and diagnosis of drug-resistant tuberculosis
  • Address the basics of ideal treatment, according to different patterns of drug-resistance
  • Review second line medicines and new drugs
  • Discuss common problems and possible solutions for programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for clinicians who are responsible for diagnosis and treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis, staff of national tuberculosis programmes and technical partners working in tuberculosis care and prevention in low and middle-income countries.

Course Fee: 1,800 USD

Course fee includes tuition, training material, lunch and two tea breaks. Residential package fee available at 2,550 USD (Course fee + 750 USD for accommodation and breakfast).


Dr Chen-Yuan Chiang and Dr Sarabjit Chadha

Language: English

Course Brief

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