Courses

TB elimination: dream or reality?

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

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

Introduction, learning objectives and revision of training material
G.B. Migliori (Tradate, Italy)
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Results of the FP7 TB PAN-NET EU funded project
V. Katalinic (Zaghreb, Crotia)
PDF journal article, handout or slidesSlide presentation
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Filling the global training gap
L. D' Ambrosio (Tradate, Italy)
PDF journal article, handout or slidesSlide presentationMultimedia files
PDF journal article, handout or slidesSlide presentationMultimedia files
TB elimination: theory and practice in Europe
G.B. Migliori (Tradate, Italy)
PDF journal article, handout or slidesSlide presentationMultimedia files
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Defining or redefining TB Elimination. ‘Fast’ Food for Thought
D. Manissero (Geneva, Switzerland)
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The US experience
L. Reichman (New Jersey, USA)
PDF journal article, handout or slidesSlide presentationMultimedia files
PDF journal article, handout or slidesSlide presentationMultimedia files
Perspectives on the new drugs pipeline
L. Reichman (New Jersey, USA)
PDF journal article, handout or slidesSlide presentation
PDF journal article, handout or slidesSlide presentation
News on treatment of LTBI
I. Abubakar (London, UK)
PDF journal article, handout or slides
PDF journal article, handout or slides
General principles
G. Sotgiu (Sassari, Italy)
PDF journal article, handout or slidesSlide presentation
PDF journal article, handout or slidesSlide presentation
Trials for TB infection and disease drugs: special aspects
I. Abubakar (London, UK)
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Trials for TB infection and disease drugs: special aspects
J-P. Zellweger (Fribourg, Switzerland)
Slide presentation
Slide presentation
Trials for TB infection diagnostics: designing a protocol
D. Cirillo (Milan, Italy)
PDF journal article, handout or slides
PDF journal article, handout or slides
Trials for TB disease diagnostics: designing a protocol
V. Katalinic (Zaghreb, Crotia)
PDF journal article, handout or slidesSlide presentationMultimedia files
PDF journal article, handout or slidesSlide presentationMultimedia files
New guidelines to manage MDR-TB
M. Dara (Geneva, Switzerland)
PDF journal article, handout or slidesMultimedia files
PDF journal article, handout or slidesMultimedia files
A Phase III Study of a New Inhaled Therapy for MDR TB - Ficticionid
Participants presentation
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Slide presentation
LTBI Protocol
Participants presentation
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Slide presentation
Research priorities for TB elimination low prevalence countries
Participants presentation
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Country A
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Country B
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Country B Presentation
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