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Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

ADVANCED ISSUES IN GLOBAL TUBERCULOSIS CONTROL: ACHIEVING IMPACT

COURSE CANCELED
2 credits

Course Number: 340.691.11
 

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Description:

Examines the operational and programmatic implications of scaling up: evidence based TB-HIV interventions, in particular intensified case finding, infection control and isoniazid preventive chemotherapy; evidence based X/MDR-TB services and evidence-based public-private TB collaborative activities. Examines the challenge of TB elimination in industrialized countries. Assesses the epidemiological impact in national TB control programs of these new tools and interventions.

Learning Objectives:

Methods of Assessment: Class participation (20%), group presentation (40%), individual presentation (40%) Location:Baltimore Instructor Consent:No consent required

Prerequisite:

Participation in 340.681.11 or with permission of instructor, based upon experience with infectious disease control.

Auditors Allowed: No

Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail