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What’s in a number? Two recent reports on pediatric TB cases

This webinar recorded on October 09, 2014 reviews the following:

  • A 2014 report estimating global childhood TB disease incidence, including multidrug-resistant TB.
  • A 2014 report estimated childhood TB infection and disease in high TB-burden countries.
  • Practical implications for clinicians and other child health advocates

Use this link to view the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLJZCStoEDw&feature=youtu.be 

Use this link to access PDF version of the slides: http://bit.ly/1wjT9BX


Raising Voices: Advocacy Issues in Pediatric DR-TB

This webinar recorded on September 19, 2014 covers the following topics:

  • Review the current state of interventions to improve DR-TB treatment in children;
  • Review current advocacy efforts aimed at special needs of children affected by DR-TB including drug formulations;
  • Discuss future advocacy efforts and needs

Use this link to view the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMuEa94vMBs&feature=youtu.be

Use this link to access PDF version of the slides: http://bit.ly/ZY5m32


Pediatric DR-TB Meningitis: A Case-Based Discussion

This webinar recorded on July 23, 2014 covers the following topics:

  • The diagnosis of DR-TB meningitis in children;
  • Anti-TB drug regimen selection and empiric therapy; and
  • Strategies to manage complications and reduce mortality.

Use this link to view the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ukRYdaKq9A&feature=youtu.be

Use this link to access PDF version of the slides: http://bit.ly/1tTO57x


Adverse Effects and Adherence in Children Treated for MDR-TB

This webinar recorded on June 6, 2014 covers the following topics:

  • Adverse effects of the TB medications commonly used to treat MDR-TB;
  • Management of the most frequent and clinically relevant adverse effects in children with MDR-TB; and
  • Adherence challenges and strategies to support optimal treatment adherence.

Use this link to view the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RF2n8IYu_nc&feature=youtu.be

Use this link to access PDF version of the slides: http://bit.ly/1oYdSYc


Household Considerations in the Management of Children with DR-TB: Contact Tracing and Infection Control

Because DR-TB is a disease of families, this webinar recorded on May 21, 2014 focuses on the impact of DR-TB on the household, specifically:

  • Active case-finding strategies for DR-TB, including household contact surveys;
  • Results of published DR-TB household contact studies;
  • Approaches to DR-TB prevention in households and the community, including preventive therapy and infection control.

Use this link to view the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BY5kIId4lMo&feature=youtu.be

Use this link to access PDF version of the slides: http://bit.ly/1iurk0q


Regimen Design and Dosing for Children with Drug-Resistant TB: A Case-Based Discussion

This webinar recorded on April 25, 3014 was presented by Drs. Jennifer Furin and James Seddon, members of the Sentinel Project on Pediatric Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis. This case-based discussion covers key principles for regimen construction in children with DR-TB, the latest dosing recommendation and PK data on second-line drugs in children, and the use of new TB drugs and regimens in children with DR-TB.

Use this link to view the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhFvW5xAAzw&feature=youtu.be

Use this link to access PDF version of the slides: http://bit.ly/1iuuYap


Demonstration of Gastric Aspiration Technique in Children

The Sentinel Project on Pediatric Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (www.sentinel-project.org) has developed an 18 minute video on the gastric aspirate technique in children.

This webinar recorded on March 14, 2014 includes the video and a Q & A session on the technique with members of the Sentinel Project.

Use this link to view the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWl_TY_LbZk&feature=youtu.be

Use this link to access PDF version of the SOP: http://bit.ly/1pPsBax

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