5114.0 Tuberculosis (including joint TB/HIV programs)

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This session investigates the impact of sharing diagnostic capabilities for TB with communities as well as reviewing prevalence and outcomes in selected areas.
Session Objectives: * Identify benefits of and challenges to increasing access to diagnostics through working within communities. * Describe the prevalence and correlates of latent tuberculosis infection in a rural, migrant farmworker community in Mexico. * Compare treatment outcomes among those who enrolled in TB P4P and non-P4P group.
Ramona Finnie, DrPH, MPH, CHES
Alpha Bah, PhD, MPH, MS

Building toward Universal Access for TB diagnosis in Malawi
Elizabeth Kapyepye, CNT, ACD, Rodrick Nalikungwi and Kayt Erdahl, MPH, CPH
Latent Tuberculosis Infection in a Migrant Agricultural Community in Baja California, Mexico
Richard S. Garfein, PhD, MPH, Jose Luis Burgos, MD, MPH, Alfonso rodriquez-Lainz, PhD, Miguel Fraga, MD, Stephanie Brodine, MD, Amanda Pietrucha, MPH, Amanda J. Rondinelli, MPH, Rafael Laniado-Laborín, MD, MPH, Elvira Ibarra, MD and Alejandro R. Cañez Mancillas, BA

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Epidemiology, Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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