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Fast: A Tuberculosis Infection Control Strategy

This pamphlet provides a comprehensive introduction to the FAST strategy: a focused approach to stopping TB spread in congregate settings. FAST stands for Finding TB cases Actively, Separating safely, and Treating effectively. FAST focuses healthcare workers on the most important administrative TB transmission control intervention: effective treatment.

Lessons Learned from Best Practices in Psycho-Socio-Economic Support for Tuberculosis Patients

This report compiles best practices for psycho-emotional support and socio-economic support for TB and DR-TB patients from inpatient and outpatient programs globally. The social support interventions demonstrated in this report are intended to enable and ensure adherence to TB and DR-TB treatment, alleviate patient costs, and reduce the stigmatization of and discrimination against TB patients.

Medical Management of MDR-TB App

This application is based on the 2nd edition of The PIH Guide to the Medical Management of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis, published in 2014. It includes the most important reference tables and tools from the PIH Guide and is compatible with Android smart phones.

Management of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Children: A Field Guide

This field guide serves as a tool for practitioners working with children at risk of infection or diagnosed with MDR-TB. The guide was developed by a team of experts who have jointly treated hundreds of children with the disease over the last two decades over every region of the world. The guide focuses on issues relevant in clinical and programmatic practices and should be considered complementary to other existing recommendations.

Using Epidemiology for Data-Driven Decision-Making in Tuberculosis Programs

This training is intended for health program staff who work with epidemiologic data and are in the position to make decisions based on its findings. Topics include the basics of epidemiology outbreak and field investigations, strategies for increasing and invigorating prevention activities, mathematical modeling to prioritize program planning, and data visualization for influencing policy making.

Technical Assistance to Support AIDS Directors and HIV Prevention Program Managers in the 50 States, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, and the Pacific Islands

This award will be a continuation of funds intended only for grantees previously awarded under CDC-RFA-PS14-1405: Technical Assistance to Support AIDS Directors and HIV Prevention Program Managers in the 50 States, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, and the Pacific Islands

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