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Systematic screening for TB at clinical settings: Don’t miss the TB patients at hand
Tuesday 05 October 2021
13:00 to 16:00 CET

WHO has recently published consolidated guidelines on systematic TB screening for high-risk populations to increase TB case detection by active case finding (ACF). However, passive case finding at clinical settings is the greatest opportunity for TB diagnosis because patients with some sort of respiratory symptom and other outpatients like with diabetes are at high risk of TB.
This workshop aims to promote more active use of chest radiography (CXR) with a high sensitivity for systematic TB screening to accelerate TB detection at clinical settings.

Session sponsor: Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Association (JATA)

Chairs: Dr. Ikushi Onozaki, JATA; Bintari Dwihardiani, Center for Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, Gadjah Mada University

Coordinators: Kosuke Okada (JATA)

Speakers:
- Seiya Kato, Research Institute of Tuberculosis (RIT)/Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Association (JATA): Roles of CXR mass-screening in TB control in Japan
- Tieng Sivanna Deputy director of National Center for TB and Leprosy Control (CENAT): Downward trend in TB notification after nationwide DOTS decentralization in Cambodia
- Bintari Dwihardiani, Zero TB Yogyakarta Project, Center for Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia: Country experience in Indonesia: opportunities and challenges in the use of CXR in ACF
- Beatrice Frascella, Public Health Resident, Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milano: Roles of CXR for detection of TB and subclinical TB
- Kinz Eman, Director, Programmes from DOPASI Foundation, Islamabad, Pakistan: Performance of ultraportable CXR and CAD from the experience in the field

The recording of this session will be available to the public a few hours after it ends.

Oct 5, 2021 01:00 PM in Paris

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