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Course on the Clinical Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis April 2021

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April 2021 (5 days)

BANGKOK, THAILAND

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.

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, 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.

Faculty

Dr Chen-Yuan Chiang, lead faculty

Dr Ignacio Monedero

Language: English

Course Brief

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