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TBnet News (9)

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine                                                                                                                                       Authors: Gunar Günther , Frank van Leth , Sofia Alexandru , Neus Altet , Korkut Avsar , Didi Bang , Raisa Barbuta , Graham Bothamley , Ana Ciobanu , Valeriu Crudu , Manfred Danilovits ,Martin Dedicoat , Raquel Duarte , Gina Gualano ,Heinke Kunst , Wiel de Lange , Vaira Leimane , Anne-Marie McLaughlin , Cecile Magis-Escurra , Inge Muylle ,Veronika Polcová , Cristina Popa , Rudolf Rumetshofer , Alena Skrahina , Varvara Solodovnikova , Victor Spinu ,Simon Tiberi , Piret Viiklepp , Christoph Lange, for TBNET                                                                                             Abstract                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Background: Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is a major burden to public health in Europe. Reported treatment success rates are around 50% or less and cure rates are even lower. Methods: We performed a prospective cohort study, analyzing management and treatment outcomes stratified by incidence of patients with MDR-TB in Europe. Treatment outcomes were compared by WHO and alternative…
Monday, 05 March 2018 08:09

TBnet Academy 2018

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 23RD.       TBNET ACADEMY 2018 - FREE FELLOWSHIP GRANTS (May 13th to May 16th 2018 in St Petersburg, Russia)     Deadline for registration: march 23th 2018 - in order to register, download the application form below and send it to cehlers@fz-borstel.de   3-Day Tuberculosis Academy especially for students, residents, fellows, doctoral students and post-docs (up to 3 years post exam). A forum for young clinicians and researchers in the field of tuberculosis to exchange ideas and to learn from each other under expert guidance and mentorship.   The program includes: Keynote lectures on: TBNET: TB…
Monday, 21 August 2017 15:05

Armenia-Cooperation

TBnet is coordinating a project funded by the German Ministry of Health (BMG), aiming to strengthen the cooperation with Armenia in the fight against tuberculosis.
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 06:01

TBnet Meeting 2018

Dear TBnet members, the annual TBnet meeting, 2018 will take place in Paris, September 14th Venue (not 100% sure yet): Amphithéâtre Buffon, Université Paris Diderot, 15 Rue Hélène Brion, 75013 Paris
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 10:21

TBnet Academy 2017

The 3-Day TB Academy in Armenia was a great succes!
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 08:14

MDR TB Symposium

    Registration kindly requested by email until February 20th 2017: Mrs. Cordula Ehlers TBnet office Research Center Borstel cehlers@fz-borstel.de       
Thursday, 15 September 2016 07:40

CURE OF MDR-TB

The Tuberculosis Network Clinical Trialsgroup (TBnet), an international consortium of clinicians and scientists, has proposed new treatment outcome definitions for MDR-TB. TBnet documented the management of patients with MDR-TB at 23 different sites across Europe where they found that treatment outcomes according to the definitions proposed by the WHO did not correlate to sustained culture conversion and being free of relapse in the absence of therapy. Applying the novel TBnet MDR-TB outcome criteria “cure” is reached twice as often as compared to the WHO criteria in their study.
Monday, 11 January 2016 11:14

11th TBnet Meeting

      Our 11th TBnet meeting took place on September 2nd in London, United Kingdom. Thanks a lot to our local host, Graham Bothamley! Report will follow.  
Monday, 29 September 2014 09:28

TBnet Academy

  The 3rd TBnet Academy took place in Chisinau / Moldova from May 4th to 6th 2015 Deadline for application was: February 20th 2015 Application process closed. The program can be found here. Report here.          TBnet ACADEMY 2015   FREE FELLOWSHIP GRANTS     What it is about:   3 Day Tuberculosis Academy especially for residents, fellows, doctoral students and post-docs. A forum for young clinicians and researchers in the field of tuberculosis to exchange ideas and to learn from each other under expert guidance and mentorship.   Where: Chisinau, Rep. of Moldova   When: May 03 (arrival) –…