Tuesday 28 September 2021
13:00 to 16:00 CET
The objectives of the course are to provide updates on the development, adoption and implementation of the WHO evidence-based recommendations on various aspects of prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and care of tuberculosis.
Chairs: Dr Matteo Zignol, WHO and Prof Charles Daley, National Jewish Health
Coordinators: Dr Linh Nguyen, WHO and Kerri Viney, WHO
Dennis Falzon, WHO: WHO TB knowledge sharing platform & e-TB guidelines
Cecily Miller, WHO; Avinash Kanchar, WHO: Updated recommendations on TB screening and prevention
Nazir Ismail, WHO; Fuad Mirzayev, WHO: Updated recommendations on TB diagnosis and treatment
Kerri Viney, WHO; Ernesto Jaramillo, WHO: Updated recommendations on the management of TB in children and adolescents and guidance on TB ethics and palliative care
Yana Terleeva, National Tuberculosis Control Program in Ukraine; Mike Frick, TAG: National TB programme and community perspectives on rapid adoption of new approaches to TB management
Expected outcomes: Participants of the course will
understand and keep up-to-date with the WHO evidenced-based recommendations in various aspects of TB management, including prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and care;
be updated with the innovations in implementation of the End TB strategy; and
have chance to discuss and understand various aspects on the adoption and implementation of the recommendations at the national level and in routine practice on clinical and programmatic management of TB.
The recording of this session will be available to the public a few hours after it ends.