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Alumni at the Union Conference

Former ITM students presented their work to over 3000 participants

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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