Event

TB screening: policies, practices, challenges and opportunities webinar

TB screening: policies, practices, challenges and opportunities webinar

When: 21 November 2022 at 10h00 GMT

Where: Webinar

Insights from a global survey of National TB Programmes conducted by UCL, WHO and FIND. For policy makers and researchers.

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Programme (Times all in GMT)

Co-chairs:

  • Hanif Esmail (UCL)
  • Morten Ruhwald, Director, Tuberculosis Programme (FIND)

10:00 – Introduction and overview of WHO systematic screening guidelines

  • Cecily Miller – World Health Organization – Global TB Programme

10:15 – Results of Global NTP Survey on Policies, Practices and Challenges for TB Screening

  • Liana Macpherson – University College London

10:40 – Implementing TB Screening – Pakistan Experience

  • Razia Fatima – Pakistan National TB Programme

11:00 – Insights from Prevalence Surveys

  • Rein Houben – London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

11:20 – Digital Chest X-Ray and Computer Aided Detection for TB

  • Sandra Kik, Consultant TB Epidemiologist – FIND

11:40 – TB screening: Operational Research Questions and Opportunities

  • Hanif Esmail – University College London

Tickets aren’t required, but it would greatly help us to have a realistic idea of attendance so that we have a webinar licence that accommodates everyone.

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