Educational film for physicians

USAID STbCU Project and studio created educational film for physicians and familly doctors. The film tells a compelling story about crucial issues of TB diagnosis, treatment, and prevention at the primary health care level. It emphasizes the importance and effectiveness of PHC involvement in TB control, and outlines major WHO recommendations on TB interventions at Read more››

USAID STbCU project has been officially launched in the Lviv oblast

October 24, Lviv. USAID STbCU project has been officially launched in the Lviv oblast. The protocol of intentions, which frameworks future cooperation at the region aimed to improve the quality and availability of TB services in the Lviv oblast, was signed by Kartlos Kankadze, USAID Project’s chief of party and Bohdan Chechotka, Head of the Lviv oblast Read more››

Kryvyy Rih outpatient TB treatment model

USAID STbCU-supported model of outpatient TB treatment in the Kryvyy Rih city was recently presentat at the national seminar of Tb doctors. The experience gained at the process of implementation of this model, can be applied in the other reqgions too.  STbCU publishes the destription of the Kryvyy Rih model and supplementary documents, to the attention of those Ukrainian Read more››

Over 450 Dnipropetrovsk citizens talked to physicians about TB at the USAID Filed day

On September 13, 2014, as part of the USAID Field Day, concurrent with City Day celebrations, STbCU presented its activities in Dnipropetrovsk. Over 450 visitors participated in activities at the STbCU tent. People talked to physicians from oblast TB facility, improved their knowledge on TB symptoms, prevention, diagnostic and treatment, and had fun playing games and Read more››

USAID Administrator Visited Odesa Oblast TB facility

On June 17, 2014, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah visited the Odesa Oblast TB facility and got acquainted with activities and results of USAID Strengthening TB Control in Ukraine Project efforts in the Odesa oblast. Odesa Oblast TB Dispensary is a key oblast counterpart, which is advancing regional TB control services based on Read more››


Project news


STbCU conducted TB IC workshop for professors in Odesa Medical University

On January 28 -29, 2015, USAID STbCU held a training workshop at the Odessa National Medical University. A total of 15 professors from chairs of General and clinical epidemiology and biosafety, Phthisiopulmonology, Pediatric infectious diseases, Clinical pharmacology, Social medicine, and Medical law and management  discussed various aspects of TB infection control in health care facilities and outlined ways for modernization Read more››

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Press-nitice: Kryvyy Rih TB facility received GeneXpert machine

On February 4, 2015, GeneXpert machine for rapid TB diagnostics will start work in Kryvyy Rih TB facility. The launching ceremony will start at 12.00 at 35, Kemerovska st. The geneXpert machine was donated to Kryvyy Rih by the USAID STbCU project. The project settled the equipment and provided re-training of laboratory staff that will work with the GeneXpert Read more››

GeneXpert cartridge

Video: Xpert Cartridge, A Look Inside (Russian subtitles)

At the STbCU project’s request, Cepheid Company added Russian subtitles to their educational video about the principles of work of the cartridge GeneXpert (“Xpert Cartridge, A Look Inside”). The cornerstone of the GeneXpert testing process is self-contained, single use cartridge. Sample extraction, amplification and detection are all carried out within this self-contained “laboratory in a Read more››


With the project support, national experts will implement EQA in Lviv laboratories

From January 26 to 30, 2015, national experts in microbiological diagnostics of TB (Head of the Central Reference Laboratory of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and Head of the Laboratory of Microbiology, National Institute of tuberculosis and pulmonology) will implement mentoring visits to TB laboratories in the Lviv oblast. The purpose of the visits is to Read more››

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