We need people – people like those in TB Alert, who are focused and ambitious and care for people at grass roots in the UK, India and Africa. Dr Lucica Ditiu, Executive Secretary of the Stop TB Partnership
|Tuberculosis Management and Control|
19-21 March 2014
Birmingham and Midland Institute
Margaret Street, Birmingham, B3 3BS
This two and a half day advanced course in the principles and practice of tuberculosis management and
control in the UK is for doctors, TB nurses and related non-medical scientists.
There will be a wide range of topics covered including:
TB in the UK: Getting ahead of the curve
19th March 2014
Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street, London W1G 0AE
This conference, marking World TB Day, will look at new ways of preventing TB in the UK and will focus on issues such as advances in diagnosis and ethnic and cultural factors in the care of TB patients.
Other topics covered will include:
o PHE’s strategic priorities for TB control
o Pre-entry TB screening for new entrants: implications for national TB control
o Emerging modifiable risk factors for TB
o The future of TB prevention using MTB Genome Sequencing
o Ethnic and cultural factors in the care of TB patients
o Value added – the civil society response to TB in Black and Minority ethnic communities
For more information, please go to the Royal Society of Medicine website
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