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Joint GLI-GDI Workshop: Novel treatment regimen and DST methods
Date: Tuesday 22 Novembre 2022
Time: 14:00 to 17:00 CEST

Detection, treatment, and care of individuals with TB continue to be a challenge, particularly in settings with a high burden of disease and weakened healthcare infrastructure. More recently, the COVID-19 pandemic has added complex layers of stress to health systems worldwide, hampering progress in the fight against TB. The Global Laboratory Initiative (GLI) and the Global Drug-Resistant TB Initiative (GDI) are working towards strengthening laboratory and clinical management capacity for the programmatic management of TB.

Through this workshop participants will be able to :
- explore the challenges encountered in countries
- steer the discussion on how to address these as protect progress in the fight against TB

Session sponsor: World Health Organization

Chairs: Dr. Maguerite Massinga, Africa CDC and ASLM and Dr. Sarabjit Chadha, The Foundation For Innovative New Diagnostics

Coordinators: Medea Gegia, WHO and Carl Nathanson, WHO

Target audience: NTP managers, Laboratory specialists, TB clinicians, Nurses, Community health care workers

Nov 22, 2022 02:00 PM in Paris

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