Role of the State Sanitary and Epidemiology Service in TB infection control

The article by the A.M.Ponomarenko, Chief sanitary doctor of Ukraine, describes changes in the State Sanitary and Epidemiology Service’s (SES) approaches on TB infection control, being implemented due to the USAID Strengthening TB Control in Ukraine Project’s support.  Historically, two different agencies were responsible for overseeing a safe medical environment in Ukraine: the Sanitary and Read more››

Training for Laboratory Technicians

From June 10 to June 14, 2013, USAID “Strengthening Tuberculosis (TB) Control in Ukraine” Project held a five day training for laboratory specialists who work in sputum microscopy centers in Luhansk oblast and in Kharkiv oblast. The training on sputum smear microscopy was held at the USAID-supported Dnipropetrovsk Centre of Excellence. Partner: Dnipropetrovsk Oblast TB Dispensary, TB Read more››

Working meeting to organize gap analyzes on TB/HIV integrated services

On June 14, STbCU conducted a working meeting in order to organize focus-groups and provide gap analyses of TB/HIV integrated service delivery and referrals. Project representatives presented a number of key points to meeting participants: goals and logistical needs of the survey, the main principles of focus-group facilitation, criteria for selecting focus-group participants, and details Read more››

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