USAID representatives visited Kryvyy Rih to assess implementation of international approaches in TB diagnostics and treatment

On July 14, 2015, USAID representatives visited Kryvyi Rih to assess the results of the first steps in piloting outpatient TB treatment models in the city. The guests met with representatives of the city administration and NGOs, visited city TB dispensary, a primary health care facility that provides DOT-based treatment for TB patients, and participated Read more››

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STbCU translation: Xpert MTB/RIF can improve the diagnosis of lymph node TB and TB meningitis

USAID STbCU project presents to Ukrainian health specialists a translated into Ukrainian overview of the article "Xpert MTB/RIF can improve the diagnosis of lymph node TB and TB meningitis" (Copyright 2014 by the European Respiratory Society). Read the translation (in Ukrainian)  

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Clinical protocol on TB and TB/HIV co-infection in children is open for discussion

The Ministry of Health of Ukraine has posted to its web site a draft Clinical protocol on TB and TB/HIV co-infection in children (http://www.moz.gov.ua/ua/portal/dn_20150713_0.html). All interested parties are welcommed to learn the document and share suggestions for its improving to the Ukrainian Center for Socially Dangerous Disease Control by July, 24, 2015.  

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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 told by people from the Project-supported regions, and others. Oleksandr Kvitashvili, Health Read more››

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Project news

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USAID STbCU project donated 500 respirators to the Kirovohrad oblast TB facility

On July 16, 2015, USAID STbCU project donated 500 respirators FFP2 to the Kirovohrad oblast TB facility. In addition, project TB Infection Control specialist tuned UV-radiometer – an equipment to test the effectiveness of ultraviolet germicidal lamps and radiators, which had been purchased for the facility by the Ukrainian center for Socially Dangerous Disease Control. Read more››

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Clinical protocol on TB and TB/HIV co-infection in children is open for discussion

The Ministry of Health of Ukraine has posted to its web site a draft Clinical protocol on TB and TB/HIV co-infection in children (http://www.moz.gov.ua/ua/portal/dn_20150713_0.html). All interested parties are welcommed to learn the document and share suggestions for its improving to the Ukrainian Center for Socially Dangerous Disease Control by July, 24, 2015.  

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Call for applications. Implementation of behavioral interventions in Odesa

USAID RESPOND project announces grant competition to support implementing a project aimed at piloting in Odesa behavioral intervention "Tuberculosis is curable." The aim of the competition is to support an CSO organization in Odessa in piloting 12 months behavioral intervention "Tuberculosis is curable" for people living with HIV who need TB treatment and have a risk of loss to follow up Read more››


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