Round table meeting on laboratory quality control, Luhansk

On April 18, 2013, the USAID STbCU project organized a round table meeting in Luhansk on internal and external quality control in medical laboratories. The heads of thirty-two medical laboratories at primary healthcare and TB facilities in Luhansk oblast attended the meeting. The participants discussed ways to improve laboratories' performance of bacterial culture tests, panel testing for sputum smear microscopy, and Read more››

Training on TB infection control in Vladimir, Russia

On April 15, STbCU-supported participants came back from a TB infection control training held in Vladimir, Russia. Two groups of experts from Ukraine took part in the five-day trainings on international approaches to TB infection control, organized by the WHO-certified training center specializing on TB infection control. The trainings, entitled “Prevention of nosocomial transmission of Read more››

Seminar on TB/HIV co-infection in Zaporizzhia oblast

On April 16, STbCU held a seminar on TB/HIV co-infection in Melitopol, Zaporizzhia oblast. 30 TB doctors, infection diseases specialists and family doctors participated at the meeting. The seminar aimed to improve quality of services for TB/HIV patients, including patient referral, increase knowledge on best practices of TB/HIV co-infection case management, and analyses of real Read more››