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››
Congratulations on the Medical Professionals Day!
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STbCU expert comments TB Control issues at national talk-show
STbCU Knowledge-Management Specialist Mariia Dolynska commens on TB control issues at “БТБ” TV channel talk-show, together with Olha Sokalska, Head of TB Department of the State Service on HIV and Other Socially Dangerous Diseases: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrYc4g5OV7E