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38 | TB PAN NET/ERS COURSE ON TB ELIMINATION

Dream or Reality?
Duration
29 May 2013 - 01 Jun 2013
Language
English
Course directors:
Giovanni Battista Migliori, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, Tradate, Italy
Lia D`Ambrosio, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, Tradate, Italy
Amy Farr, European Respiratory Society, Lausanne, Italy
Course description:

This course is part of the TB PAN NET EU project. The course aims to:

  • Discuss the global training needs
  • Apply key epidemiological concepts to the clinical practice
  • Discuss the principles behind control and elimination strategies
  • Evaluate the TB elimination programme in own Country
  • Use new tool to diagnose tuberculosis (TB) infection and disease
  • Treat latent TB infected individuals and drug-susceptible TB cases (adults and children)according to the last scientific evidence
  • Apply the principles underlying treatment of multi-drug resistant (MDR-) and extensively drug-resistant(XDR-) TB cases
  • Manage adverse events of MDR- and XDR-TB treatment
  • Design clinical trials for new drugs aimed at treating TB infection and disease
  • Identify the priority areas for research to reach TB elimination
  • Discuss the career opportunities in respiratory medicine in the TB elimination phase
  • Course lecturers:
    Giovanni Battista Migliori, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, Tradate, Italy
    Giovanni Sotgiu, Sassari University, Italy
    Christoph Lange, Research Center Borstel, Germany
    Jean Pierre Zellweger , Anti-TB Swiss Association, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Vera Katalinić Janković, Zavod za javno zdravstvo "Andrija Štampar", Zagreb, Croatia
    Ibrahim Abubukar , Health Protection Agency, London, United Kingdom
    Daniela Cirillo, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Lee Reichman, Global Tuberculosis Institute, United States
    Lia D`Ambrosio, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, Tradate, Italy
    Davide Manissero, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Group, Geneva, Switzerland
    Attached documents
    PROGRAMME and other information
    TB PAN NET PROGRAMME