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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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››

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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››

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EU

Public Health chapter of the Association agreement between Ukraine and European Union

The Association agreement between the European Union and Ukraine has a special chapte, devoted to public health and including TB control and fight against HIV|AIDS issues. Here is the Chapter 22. Public Health: ARTICLE 426 The Parties shall develop their cooperation in the public health field, to raise the level of public health safety and protection of human Read more››

WHO Standards

WHO published “The standards and benchmarks for tuberculosis surveillance and vital registration systems: Checklist and user guide”

WHO issued a new document, "The standards and benchmarks for tuberculosis surveillance and vital registration systems: Checklist and user guide". the publication was developed as part of the work of theWorld Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Task Force on TB Impact Measurement. One of the Task Force’s three major strategic areas of work is strengthening TB surveillance; the Read more››

training Kyiv July 2014

Training on TB Infection Control in Medical Facilities of Ukraine

From July 21 to 25, 2014, STbCU together with NGO "Infection Control in Ukraine" conduct a five-day training on TB Infection Control in medical facilities of Ukraine. For the first time the training is being conducted at the TB IC training center in Kyiv. Training participants increase their knowledge of key TB infection control measures, Read more››


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