TB elimination: dream or reality? - Dubrovnik 2013

Target audience
  • Pulmonologists
  • Trainees in pulmonology
  • Research fellows involved in research on airway inflammation/oxidative stress
  • Laboratory technicians performing lung function tests, methacholine challenge or exhaled breath tests
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Educational aims
  • 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
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files Introduction, learning objectives and revision of training material
G.B. Migliori (Tradate, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Results of the FP7 TB PAN-NET EU funded project
V. Katalinic (Zaghreb, Crotia)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files Filling the global training gap
L. D' Ambrosio (Tradate, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files TB elimination: theory and practice in Europe
G.B. Migliori (Tradate, Italy)
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 [+]  Slide presentation Defining or redefining TB Elimination. ‘Fast’ Food for Thought
D. Manissero (Geneva, Switzerland)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files The US experience
L. Reichman (New Jersey, USA)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Perspectives on the new drugs pipeline
L. Reichman (New Jersey, USA)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides News on treatment of LTBI
I. Abubakar (London, UK)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation General principles
G. Sotgiu (Sassari, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides PDF journal article, handout or slides Webcast Multimedia files 10 Trials for TB infection and disease drugs: special aspects
I. Abubakar (London, UK)
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 [+]  Slide presentation 11 Trials for TB infection and disease drugs: special aspects
J-P. Zellweger (Fribourg, Switzerland)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides 12 Trials for TB infection diagnostics: designing a protocol
D. Cirillo (Milan, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files 13 Trials for TB disease diagnostics: designing a protocol
V. Katalinic (Zaghreb, Crotia)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Webcast Multimedia files 14 New guidelines to manage MDR-TB
M. Dara (Geneva, Switzerland)
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 [+]  Slide presentation 15 A Phase III Study of a New Inhaled Therapy for MDR TB - Ficticionid
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 [+]  Slide presentation 16 LTBI Protocol
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 [+]  Slide presentation 17 Research priorities for TB elimination low prevalence countries
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 [+]  Slide presentation 18 Country A
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 [+]  Slide presentation 20 Country B Presentation
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