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››

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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››

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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››

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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››

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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››

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Social media enhance treatment adherence

A study – “I can also serve as an inspiration” – a role for social media in supporting patients undergoing treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)” – was published this week in PLOS ONE by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). It highlights the potential for social media to support patients undergoing treatment for multidrug-resistant (MDR) and extensively Read more››

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STbCU includes Skype-sessions with prominent foreign TB specialists at its TB trainings

On September 25-26, 2014, STbCU conducted a a five-day training for TB doctors from Project-supported Zaporizhzhia, Kharkiv, Kherson and Dnipropetrovsk oblasts. The training participants learned international approaches to MDR-TB diagnostics and treatment, improved their knowledge of appropriate uses of second-line anti-TB drugs, management of possible side effects of MDR-TB treatment, as well as MDR-TB management Read more››

national workshop on TB service reforms

National workshop on the health sector reforms as regards to the provision of TB services

From September 25-26, 2014, STbCU, in partnership with the Ukrainian Center for the Control of Socially Dangerous Diseases and the State Service on HIV-infection and Other Socially Dangerous Diseases, conducted a national workshop on reform of TB services provision. The project presented its position and contribution in implementation of TB outpatient treatment and patient-oriented approaches Read more››

Family doctors office in Kryvyy Rih

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››


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