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››

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››


Project news

seminar for penitentiary

CF Parus conducted a seminar for health professionals working in penitentiary system

On August 27, 2014, Kharkiv oblast charitable foundation "Parus" held a workshop on "Clinical aspects of pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis in HIV infection" for the employees from health units in prisons of the Kharkiv region. The seminar was held in the Kharkiv oblast AIDS Center.  The health providers working in the penitentiary system, who participated at the seminar  got Read more››


TB/HIV training materials

USAID Strengthening Tuberculosis Control in Ukraine project proposes to the attention of Ukrainian health specialists several presentations on TB-HIV co-infection (presentations are in Ukrainian):  "Epidemiological and pathogenetic aspects of TB/HIV co-infection"  "TB/HIV co-infection diagnostics"  "TB/HIV co-infection treatment"  "Izoniazid preventive course for PLWH"  

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