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, practical exercises and a field visit in Bangkok, aiming to strengthen participants’ capacity in the clinical and programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis.
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, especially in settings where programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis (PMDT) had been or is going to be implemented.
Course Fee: 1800 USD. Course fee includes tuition, training material, lunch and two tea breaks.
Dr Chen-Yuan Chiang, lead faculty
Dr Ignacio Monedero