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TB diagnosis as a first step of TB elimination: Efficacy and challenges using TB-LAMP
To accelerate achieving the TB-free world, we must all keep fighting against TB.
According to the latest report of the Global Fund, the level of TB deaths in 2020 has increased to 2009 levels since the covid-19 pandemic affected health services worldwide.
Scaling up health services to people with TB is the urgent matter to ensure the level of TB deaths reduced and WHO targets for 2030 are met.
In this webinar, we will focus on a TB diagnostics tool “TB-LAMP” endorsed by WHO since 2016, and three presenters will introduce their findings through the implementation in Cameroon, Nigeria, and Viet Nam.

Moderated by Dr. Satoshi MITARAI, Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Association.


- "A cost-benefit algorithm for rapid diagnosis of Tuberculosis and Rifampicin resistance detection during mass screening campaigns", by Dr. Valérie DONKENG, The Pasteur Centre in Cameroon

- "The Roll out of TB-LAMP Diagnostics in Nigeria: KNCV experience", by Dr. Nkiru NWOKOYE, KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation Nigeria

- "The Expansion of the TB-LAMP Application to HIV/TB Co-infections", by Dr. Nguyen Van HUNG, National Lung Hospital, Viet Nam

The presentations will be followed by a Q&A with participants.

The content of this webinar is created and paid for by Eiken Chemical https://www.eiken.co.jp/en/
All paid for sessions are reviewed for compliance with The Union’s mission and vision.

Nov 10, 2021 01:00 PM in Paris

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