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Alumni at the Union Conference

ITG-alumni presenteerden hun werk aan de meer dan 3000 deelnemers


Afbeelding 1/2 : Een foto is getoond van 2 mensen met rechts Dr. Cheng

Among the 3000 participants joining the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Liverpool between 26-29 October 2016 (“Confronting Resistance: Fundamentals to Innovations") there were some former ITM students presenting their work:

1) Two SCREM alumni: 

  • Jean Claude Semuto (poster presentation entitled: "Does the clinical performance of new tuberculosis diagnostic tools meet the required performance standards under programmatic conditions") and 
  • Bassirou Diarra (poster presentation: "Use of GeneXpert®MTB/RIF/ cycle threshold (Ct) and monthly culture in the follow-up of MDR-TB patients in Bamako, Mali").


2) QMM alumnus Kimcheng Choun from Cambodia, who also had a poster presentation: "Using Mobile Phones to Ensure that Referred Tuberculosis Patients Reach their Treatment Facilities: a Call that Makes a Difference”.

ITM has started a new blended course on drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR TB) focusing on clinical decision-making aspects of DR TB diagnosis, treatment and care. The registration for the upcoming edition is now closed, but don't hesitate to spread the word about the course.

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