The International Course on the Clinical Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis is a four-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. The course includes the latest WHO guidelines and the latest research findings, as well as considerations about implementation in limited-resource settings.
This online course will run over 4 weeks and will be delivered to a group of 25 participants from the 8th to the 29th June 2023.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the current global epidemiological situation of drug-resistant tuberculosis
- Describe the different approaches for the detection and diagnosis of drug-resistant tuberculosis
- Address the principles of treatment and regimen design, according to different patterns of drug-resistance
- Review key second line and new anti-tuberculosis medicines
- Discuss common problems and possible solutions for programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis
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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 payable via credit card or international bank transfer. Early bird discount: participants that register and pay 3 months before the start of the course (by the 8th April), will receive a 5% discount.
- Dr Chen-Yuan Chiang, lead faculty
- Dr Rebecca Lin
- Dr Ignacio Monedero
This online course will run for four weeks, from the 8th to the 29th June 2023. The 90-min long live sessions will take place on Zoom. All live sessions will take place at 9am UK / 10am Paris / 4pm Taipei / 7pm Sydney.
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To complete your registration, you will need to submit a CV and the details of your sponsor or the person paying for the course fees. Click the yellow button below to start filling in your registration.
Unfortunately, The Union does not have funding to offer scholarships to attend this course. We encourage participants to find a sponsor locally.