Success story: Zaporizhzhia AIDS Center Integrates TB care service in its work

With assistance from the USAID Strengthening Tuberculosis Control in Ukraine project, the Zaporizzhia Oblast AIDS Center has established a sputum collection point in its courtyard. Now, the AIDS Center is able to examine its clients for tuberculosis in a timely manner. This is especially important for HIV-positive people, as they are ore vulnerable to TB infection. Tuberculosis is Read more››

Success Story: Young Doctor Introduces New TB Procedures to Hospital

Olha Shvets is a young medical professional. She is just two and a half months into her professional career and is working with tuberculosis (TB) patients in the Bohodukhiv Raion of Kharkiv Oblast. She wanted to deepen her technical knowledge of TB and signed up for a USAID workshop on TB detection, treatment, and prevention with a special focus Read more››

TB IC Expert Group within the State Sanitary and Epidemiology Service is officially launched

On July 22, 2013, the State Sanitary and Epidemiology Service (SES) issued Order #145, which launched the National Group of Experts on TB Infection Control (TB IC), a project initiated and supported by the USAID Strengthening Tuberculosis Control in Ukraine project. The formation of this expert group brought together representatives from the national SES and regional SES. The primary Read more››

Trainings on MDR-TB and XDR-TB for physicians

From July 15-19, 2013, the USAID Strengthening Tuberculosis Control in Ukraine project  conducted its first five-day training on MDR-TB case management for 23 TB doctors from five other pilot regions: Dnipropetrovsk oblast, Zaporizhzhia oblast, Kherson oblast, Kharkiv oblast, and Simferopol city. From July 22-26, 2013, the USAID Strengthening Tuberculosis Control in Ukraine project conducted a five-day training Read more››


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