The International Course on the Clinical Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis is a three-week online training course, consisting of on-demand videos, interactive online sessions with The Union experts on DR-TB, quizzes, discussions and practical exercises, aiming to strengthen participants’ capacity in the clinical and programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis.
This online course will run over 3 weeks.
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: 1500 EUR.
- Dr Chen-Yuan Chiang, lead faculty
- Dr Rebecca Lin
- Dr Ignacio Monedero
This online course will run from 13 October to the 3 November 2022. Live sessions will take place on Zoom. All live sessions will take place at 9am Paris* / 3pm Taipei / 6pm Sydney (*Europe will not be on daylight saving time on the 31st October and 3rd November, so they will start at 8am).