2013 Meeting Archives

Presentation Slides - February 28, 2013

View the 2013 Preliminary Agenda here.

Videoconferencing

Global overview of childhood TB: Plan to scale-up training and implement framework
Dr. Malgorzata Grzemska, Stop TB Partnership, World Health Organization, Geneva, Swtizerland

Contact follow-up and treatment of LTBI in households of infectious cases in Pakistan
Dr. Farhana Amanullah, Interactive Research and Development, Karachi, Pakistan

Childhood TB: Using trained healthcare workers in Bangladesh
Please email ferguson-king@bc.lung.ca for presentation slides
Dr. Khurshid Talukder, Centre for Women and Child Health (CWCH), Savar, Shaka, Bangladesh

Algorithmic apporaches to child TB management in resource-limited settings
Dr. Stephen Graham, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Live Presentations

4RIF vs. 9INH: A large scale international trial of 4RIF vs. 9INH for treatment of latent TB
Dr. Dick Menzies, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada

Experiences of drug-resistant TB programs: Is success within our reach?
Dr. Michael Rich, Partners in Health, Boston, MA, USA

Enaging practioners in excellence in MDR patient care: An online course collaboration with the World Medical Association
Ms. Nisha Ahamed, MPH, NJMS Global Tuberculosis Institute, Newark, NJ, USA

CREATE: Key outcomes and next directions
Please contact Dr. Richard Chaisson for a copy of the presentation
Dr. Richard E. Chaisson, John Hopkins University Center for Tuberculosis Research, Baltimore, MD, USA

Engaging communities in TB research: New developments in stakeholder engagement
Mr. Renaud Boulanger, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Nursing Sponsored Session

Inuit TB: A view from the ground and the air
Ms. Gail Turner, Inuit Tapiritt Kanatami (ITK), Ottawa, ON, Canada

Introducing directly observed therapy (DOTS) to strengthen TB programming in Suriname
Ms. Nordai Persaud, RN, Ministry of Health, Suriname

Integrating comprehensive health services into social housing initiatives in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside
Mr. Paul Bangah and Ms. Valerie Edelman, Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada

TB outbreak in low incidence setting: A case study to demonstrate challenges and outcomes in Canadian Long Term Care Facility
Ms. Karen Mulvey, Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health, Guelph, ON, Canada

Call to action 2012: Next steps
Ms. Rose Pray, Denver, CO, USA

The place of children in the global epidemiology of TB
Dr. Peter Donald, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

Presentation Slides - March 1, 2013

TB and Indenous Peoples

Nothing about us without us: Self-determination influences on TB care and control
Ms. Gail Turner, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK), Ottawa, ON, Canada

Contribution of a community case finding study in a high prevalence region
Please email ferguson-king@bc.lung.ca for presentation slides
Dr. Gonzalo Alvarez, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

TB control in the American Southwest: Lessons learned about community engagement
Please contact Dr. Jon Iralu for a copy of the presentation
Dr. Jon Iralu and Ms. Zena Smith, Gallup Indian Medical Center, Gallup, NM, USA

TB control in Alaska
Please email ferguson-king@bc.lung.ca for presentation slides
Dr. Michael Cooper, State of Alaska, Division of Public Health, Anchorage, AK, USA

TB education for aboriginal and non-aboriginal youth
Ms. Courteny Heffernan, Tuberculosis Program Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Old Keyam: A framework for examining the disproportionate experience of TB among aboriginal peoples of the Canadian Prairies
Ms. Kathleen McMullin, B.Ed, M.Ed, First Nations Lung Health Project, University of Saskatchewan, Prince Albert, SK, Canada

Childhood TB: Clinical and Research Agenda

Epidemiology of pediatric and adolescent TB in North America
Dr. Gloria Oramasionwu, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA

Screening, diagnosis and treatment of latent TB infection
Dr. Anna Mandalakas, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

Problems in diagnosis and treatment of childhood TB in developed country settings
Please email ferguson-king@bc.lung.ca for presentation slides
Dr. Ian Kiai, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

Diagnosis and management of TB in adolescents
Dr. Andrea Cruz, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

Case management in childhood TB
Ms. Lillian Pirog, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New jersey, Newrk, NJ, USA

A TB contact investigation in a neonatal intensive care unit in Toronto
Ms. Rita Kadri, Toronto Public Health, Toronto, ON, Canada

Accuracy of GeneXpert MTB/RIF in malnourished hospitalized Malawaian children
Dr. Sylvia LaCourse, Division of Allergy and Infectious Disease, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

Presentation Slides - March 2, 2013

TB and the City

TB and the homeless: The Toronto experience
Dr. Elizabeth Rea, Toronto Public Health, Toronto, ON, Canada

Urban TB and the outbreaks in the US
Dr. Eyal Oren, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA

Management of TB in the homeless: CDC's experience with outbreaks
Dr. Sapna Bamrah, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanata, GA, USA

The connection of health care for the homeless and TB control
Please contact Dr. Jim O'Connell for a copy of the presentation
Dr. Jim O'Connell, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Boston, MA, USA

TB contact tracing for homeless individuals: Management and surveillance outcomes
Ms. Julie Seemangal, St, Michale's Hospital, Division of Respirology, Toronto, ON, Canada

High TB incidence in a tent city, Port-au-Prince
Dr. Vanessa Rouzier, Les Centre GHESKIO, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

The Science of TB Transmission

What guinea pigs have taught humans about TB transmission
Dr. Ed Nardell, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

Population epidemiology of transmission events: Aberration detection/outbreak identification and interruption using genotyping
Dr. Tom Navin, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA

A sentinel event: Pediatric TB and TB transmission
Please contact Dr. Jennifer Flood for a copy of the presentation
Dr. Jennifer Flood, University of California San Fransisco, San Fransisco, CA, USA

Superspreading in TB?
Please email ferguson-king@bc.lung.ca for presentation slides
Dr. Kevin Fennelly, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

The double edged sword: Diabetes mellitus and TB in Georgia, USA
Mary M.K. Foote, MD, MPH, Emory University, School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

Inhaled colistin: A novel approach for reducing drug-resistant TB transmission
Edward Nardell, MD, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

 

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