Film on TB for general population

The USAID “Strengthening TB control in Ukraine” Project in partnership with the Ministry of Health of Ukraine developed an educational video “Tuberculosis: Know, Be Aware, Have No Fear”. The video is targeted at risk group representatives, people with the signs of TB who should undergo examination, TB patients and general population. Video duration: 10 min. Read more››

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TB is curable! Stories that inspire

Tuberculosis is a seriuos disease, which sometimes can lead to death. But TB is treatable and curable disease, the vast majority of TB cases can be cured when medicines are provided and taken properly. To your attention and encourage: success stories of TB recovery from people in the Project-supported regions, and others. Oleksandr Kvitashvili, Health Read more››

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USAID STbCU project donated GeneXpert machine for Kryvyy Rih TB facility

On February 4, 2015, GeneXpert machine for rapid TB diagnostics was donated by the USAID STbCU project to the Kryvyy Rih TB facility. The project settled the equipment and provided re-training of laboratory staff that will work with the GeneXpert technique. The project also purchased 300 cartridges with diagnostic reagents for the GeneXpert system. The total cost of the purchased equipment is USD 20 Read more››

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Dnipropetrovsk National University will use USAID STbCU training programs to teach laboratory specialists on TB diagnostics

On February 3, 2015, Dnipropetrovsk Oles Honchar national university, NGO Scientific Union of TB Specialists, and the USAID Strengthening TB control in Ukraine project agreed on cooperation to start operation of the training division in the University to train laboratory diagnostics specialists on Ziel-Neelsen sputum smear microscopy, providing a nationally recognized certificate. These activity will improve Read more››

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Video: launch of GenXpert machine in Odesa oblast TB facility

Odesa local “7th TV Channel” Channel reported on an official launch of the GenXpert machine in the Odesa oblast TB facility. The GeneXpert machine was purchased by the USAID STbCU project and settled the other day in the Odessa Oblast TB Dispensary: Watch the video  

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Health in prisons. Russian translation avalable

WHO publication ”Health in Prisons” has been translated to Russian. The translation implemented by the USAID-supported project “Penitentiary, Law Enforcement & Drug Sectors Government Efficiency in HIV Response”, implemented by the program office of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime in Ukraine. WHO and its partnering organizations published a new guidelines on Health in Prisons. This Read more››

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Infographics: what should you do if you or your friend is diagnozed with TB

What should you do if you or your friend is diagnozed with TB? To get the answer, look through this infographics, which is prepared by the Dance4Life project (in Russian):     You can download these layouts at the Dance4Life web-site: http://www.focus-media.ru/projects/masterpeace/%D0%9F%D0%BB%D0%B0%D0%BA%D0%B0%D1%82%D1%8B%20%D0%BA%D0%BE%20%D0%B4%D0%BD%D1%8E%20%D0%B1%D0%BE%D1%80%D1%8C%D0%B1%D1%8B%20%D1%81%20%D1%82%D1%83%D0%B1%D0%B5%D1%80%D0%BA%D1%83%D0%BB%D0%B5%D0%B7%D0%BE%D0%BC_JPEG.rar   

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World TB day

Since independence, TB has become an increasingly serious public health threat in Ukraine. With an estimated prevalence rate of 59.5 TB cases per 100,000 people and a mortality rate of 12.3 cases per 100,000 people in 2014 (http://ucdc.gov.ua/uk/statystyka/epidemiologiya), Ukraine’s TB burden is currently one of the highest in Europe. Daily 70 people get TB, and Read more››

TB film

Film on TB for general population

The USAID “Strengthening TB control in Ukraine” Project in partnership with the Ministry of Health of Ukraine developed an educational video “Tuberculosis: Know, Be Aware, Have No Fear”. The video is targeted at risk group representatives, people with the signs of TB who should undergo examination, TB patients and general population. Video duration: 10 min. Read more››


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