USAID STbCU project donated GeneXpert machine for Kryvyy Rih TB facility

On February 4, 2015, GeneXpert machine for rapid TB diagnostics was donated by the USAID STbCU project to the Kryvyy Rih TB facility. The project settled the equipment and provided re-training of laboratory staff that will work with the GeneXpert technique. The project also purchased 300 cartridges with diagnostic reagents for the GeneXpert system. The total cost of the purchased equipment is USD 20 Read more››

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Dnipropetrovsk National University will use USAID STbCU training programs to teach laboratory specialists on TB diagnostics

On February 3, 2015, Dnipropetrovsk Oles Honchar national university, NGO Scientific Union of TB Specialists, and the USAID Strengthening TB control in Ukraine project agreed on cooperation to start operation of the training division in the University to train laboratory diagnostics specialists on Ziel-Neelsen sputum smear microscopy, providing a nationally recognized certificate. These activity will improve Read more››

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Video: launch of GenXpert machine in Odesa oblast TB facility

Odesa local “7th TV Channel” Channel reported on an official launch of the GenXpert machine in the Odesa oblast TB facility. The GeneXpert machine was purchased by the USAID STbCU project and settled the other day in the Odessa Oblast TB Dispensary: Watch the video  

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Educational film for physicians

USAID STbCU Project and Ninepro.video studio created educational film for physicians and familly doctors. The film tells a compelling story about crucial issues of TB diagnosis, treatment, and prevention at the primary health care level. It emphasizes the importance and effectiveness of PHC involvement in TB control, and outlines major WHO recommendations on TB interventions at Read more››

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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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Vacancy of expert consultant to work with the Ukrainian Сenter for Socially Dangerous Disease Control

The global Leadership Management & Governance (LMG) project in Ukraine requires an expert consultant to work with the Ukrainian Сenter for Socially Dangerous Disease Control (UCDC) on: the implementation of the three-year UCDC communications strategy and a one-year communications action plan, introducing and institutionalizing the usage of the communication tools, providing support to build the communication Read more››

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Open Discussion on TB IC standard

USAID STbCU project and NGO "Infection Control in Ukraine" open discussion on a draft updated National Standard on TB infection Control. The draft documend, which was developed with the USAID STbCU support, is available in Ukrainian by the following link: stbcu.com.ua/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Стандарт-з-ТБ-ІК-нова-редакція.docx Join our discussion to improve the document! Your comments and proposals are highly appreciated at ngoicukraine@gmail.com  

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Lab specialists improved their skills in data handling with Microsoft Excel

From February 23-24, 2015, STbCU conducted a training on the use of Microsoft Excel by specialists of those bacterilogical laboratories which conduct TB diagnostics. A total of ten lab specialists participated in the event. They learned basic functions of the Microsoft Excel software, improved their skills in filling e-forms, data visualization, and calcultation and analysis Read more››


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