Global Tuberculosis (TB) Clinical Management and Research
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Health Care Workers and Health Professions Students can prepare to plan and deliver TB care in their communities by applying the latest clinical and research data presented in this nine-week course focusing on TB/HIV Co-Infection.

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Week 1: Epidemiologic Overview of Global TB and DR-TB


  • Global TB Epidemiology
  • Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

Week 2: Diagnostic Testing for TB



  • Current Approaches to TB Diagnosis
  • Emerging Tools in TB Diagnosis 

Week 3: Pharmacology of Anti-Tuberculosis Treatment



  • Treatment of Tuberculosis I: Current Therapeutics
  • Treatment of Tuberculosis II: Areas of Research

Week 4: Overview of TB Management Principles



  • Principles of Clinical Management of TB
  • Video 3: Challenges and Knowledge Gaps in TB

Week 5: Latent TB in India



  • Latent TB in India
  • Example Research Solutions for India

Week 6: TB Infection Control in South Africa



  • TB Infection Control
  • Systematic Evaluation of Infection Control at Primary Health Centers and M(X)DR-TB Hospitals in South Africa

Week 7:TB in Healthcare Workers



  • TB in Healthcare Workers Globally
  • Example Research Solutions from around the World 

Week 8: TB Intensified Case Finding in Brazil



  • TB Intensified Case Findings in Brazil
  • Solutions for Brazil

Week 9: Cost Effectiveness Analysis in TB Clinical Trials



  • Cost Effectiveness Analysis in TB Clinical Trials
  • Cost Effectiveness TB Research Example




  • Richard Chaisson - The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Jason Farley - School of Nursing

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