Online training for primary healthcare specialists

USAID STbCU project is glad to present you an updated online training for primary healthcare specialists. The training is available at the Online Training, Information and Resource Center:   

Impact of Different Models of Outpatient TB Treatment on Treatment Outcomes in the city of Kyiv

USAID STbCU presents to your attention the results of an operational research on the Impact of Different Models of Outpatient TB Treatment on Treatment Outcomes in the city of Kyiv. the research was implemented by a team of MPH student researchers from  the School of Public Health of the National University of ‘Kyiv-Mohyla Academy’ within the Read more››

Regional meeting on “Improvements in TB and TB/HIV care implemented due to the technical support from the USAID STbCU project

On June 23-24, 2016, USAID “Strengthening Tuberculosis (TB) Control in Ukraine” Project organized a meeting of its regional partners to assess the results of ongoing technical assistance which is provided by USAID. Chief physicians of regional and local TB clinics and AIDS centers, STbCU-supported NGOs exchanged their experience on implementing positive changes as well as planned the most efficient Read more››

Report on operational research

International Non-Governmental Organization “International HIV/AIDS and TB Institute” issued a report on the results of the operational research: “Let the Fresh Air In:  Bringing University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy Public Health Students into the National TB Response”. The operational research was conducted with USAID Strengthening Tuberculosis Control in Ukraine project's support in five selected primary health care facilities Read more››

Video: Bringing TB Healthcare Home. Tetyana’s story

In Ukraine’s industrial city of Kryvyi Rih, tuberculosis remains a major medical issue. USAID is working with the government and local medical institutions to introduce new practices and technologies to help control this deadly disease. Today Ukraine has undertaken reforms to strengthen efforts to control TB. Instead of 6-18 months of mandatory treatment in a TB Read more››


Project news


WHO recommends new method of TB diagnostics

The WHO End TB Strategy calls for the early diagnosis of TB and universal drug susceptibility testing (DST), highlighting the critical role of laboratories for rapidly and accurately detecting TB and drug resistance. Molecular assays based on nucleic acid amplification techniques such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR) have been developed for rapid TB diagnosis and are Read more››

Global TB report 2016

Global TB Report: TB got deadlier

New figures released by the WHO in the Global Tuberculosis Report 2016 show that TB, the world’s deadliest infectious disease, just got deadlier: more cases, more deaths, and more drug-resistance. According to the report, released today, there were an estimated 10.4 million new TB cases worldwide and 1.8 million deaths in 2015. This is a 20% revision Read more››


M. tuberculosis transmission

USAID STbCU team made a brief overview of an article "Measuring ventilation and modelling M. tuberculosis transmission in indoor congregate settings, rural KwaZulu-Natal", which was published In the International Journal of Tubersulosis and Lung Disease on July 8, 2016. You can read the article on this link: 

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