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Principles of Tuberculosis Care and Prevention: Translating Knowledge to Action

Principles of Tuberculosis Care and Prevention: Translating Knowledge to Action

The Principles course held in Zimbabwe continues to provide the epidemiological, bacteriological, clinical and programmatic inputs that health professionals need to understand the principles of TB care and prevention and the skills to manage patients with both drug-susceptible and –resistant tuberculosis. This course has a strong focus on the collection, analysis and use of routinely available tuberculosis data for decision making at all levels of healthcare.

18 Mar 2019

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

10 days

Principles of Tuberculosis Care and Prevention: Translating Knowledge to Action

Tuberculosis and Lung Health Course

Benefits of Tuberculosis Care Training

  • At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Understand the bacteriological and epidemiological basis of effective tuberculosis patient care and programme management
  • Understand transmission of TB bacilli and pathogenesis of tuberculosis
  • Understand diagnosis and treatment of TB infection and disease, including drug-resistant tuberculosis
  • Record, report, analyse and use data on TB case finding and treatment for decision-making at all levels of healthcare
  • Work collaboratively with various healthcare programmes and providers to further strengthen quality patient care and programme management

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for specialists, medical and clinical officers, nurses, laboratory technicians, tuberculosis coordinators working at all levels of healthcare, monitoring and evaluation officers, TB and HIV/AIDS, and non-communicable diseases and tobacco control programme staff and health policy and decision makers, who are primarily working in low- and middle-income countries.

Faculty

Dr Riitta Dlodlo, lead faculty

Dr E. Jane Carter

Course Fee

Early Bird Registration 2,800 USD (Save 400 USD) – before 31 December 2018
Regular Registration 3,200 USD – after 1 January 2019

Course fee includes tuition, training material, lunch and two tea breaks.

A residential package fee is available at 3,900 USD (Early Bird Course fee + 1,100 USD for accommodation and breakfast).

Language

English

Course Brief

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