Social advertisement about TB on public transport in Kryvyi Rih

On March 21, 2014, to commemorate the World TB Day, the STbCU Project together with the Kryvyy Rih city administration, city TB dispensary and Center "Zdorovya"  launched an advocacy campaign in Kryvyy Rih. The aim of the campaign is to improve availability of ambulatory TB services in the city, which has hard TB and TB/HIV burden. Read more››

Training for laboratory technicians entitled “Sputum Smear Microscopy and Quality Control”

From December 9-13, 2013, the USAID “Strengthening Tuberculosis Control in Ukraine” project will conduct a five-day training for laboratory specialists who work in sputum microscopy centers in Odesa oblast (Izmail city, raions: Ananievsky, Artsyzsky, Bolhradsky, Velykyy Mykhailivsky, Izamilsky, Tarutynsky, and Frunzensky) and Luhansk oblast (Rovenky, Sverdlovsk, Krasnodon, and Stahanov). The purpose of the training is to improve TB diagnostics Read more››

Senior nurces supported to participate at the International training on the programmatic and clinical management of MDR-TB

From November 18-22, 2013, six senior nurses from regional TB hospitals increased their professional skills and improved the quality of care that they are able to provide for patients with MDR-TB and TB/HIV throughout the entire course of their treatment. These medical professionals attended a training organized by Partners in Health and held at the Read more››

44th Union World Conference DAY 5

Today the 44th Union Conference on Lung Health which was held in Paris came to an end. That was the largest Union conference ever, having gathered approximately 3,000 participants from all over the world. Before the closing ceremony and summarizing the conference’s highlights, there were some sessions we’d like to update you about: Meet the Read more››

The “Be Healthy!” TB Awareness Campaign

On October 5, 2013, more than 400 people participated in activities led by the Project at the USAID Field Day in Zaporizhya. These activities included a public questionnaire on TB, free personal consultations with a TB doctor, and a TB awareness lottery game, all of which were first offered at the USAID Field Day in Read more››


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Training on cohort analysis of TB cases in accordance with national regulations and international recommendations

From April 16 to 17, 2014, USAID STbCU project held a two-day seminar for TB specialists from Kherson oblast on "Cohort Analysis of TB Cases in Accordance with National Regulations and International Recommendations." The seminar aimed to improve the skills of TB doctors in analyzing TB data to increase efficiency of TB treatment, including treatment Read more››


The SES Expert Working Group on TB Infection Control conducts mentoring visits to Zaporizhzhia

On  April 14-18, 2014, the SES Expert Working Group on Infection Control (IC WG), which was established by the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Service (SES) of Ukraine with technical support from the USAID Strengthening Tuberculosis (TB) Control in Ukraine project, conducts mentoring visit to Zaporizhzhia oblast. The group of experts visits those health facuilities, which provide Read more››


STbCU-translated documents on PAL (Practical Approach to Lung Health)

Within the frameworks of its participation at the national working group on PAL (Practical Approach to Lung Health), the USAID STbCU project recenly translated two leading documents on PAL:   Recommendations for the Management of Cough in Adults. A H Morice, L McGarvey, and I Pavord, on behalf of the British Thoracic Society Cough Guideline Group (Original Source Read more››

Tender for creation of a training film for general practitioners on the basis of the script

Chemonics International Inc., implementing the USAID-funded “Strengthening TB Control in Ukraine” Project (Contract AID-GHN-I-00-09-00004) announces tender for creation of a training film for general practitioners on the basis of the script. Please see the attachment (in Ukrainian) for details. The offerors shall submit their proposals no later than at 10:00 GMT+2, May 8, 2014. If you have any questions Read more››


Gap-Analysis on TB/HIV co-infection services in the ten project-supported regions

STbCU project presents a comprehensive gap analysis on TB/HIV co-infection services in the ten project-supported regions. The analysis was undertaken by the USAID STBCU project and its partner the New Jersey Medical School Global Tuberculosis Institute (GTBI) to assess existing models of referral and collaboration among TB and HIV service institutions and organizations that provide care to patients Read more››

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