Ministry of Justice
of the Azerbaijan Republic
 
 
 

International Training for Ukrainian NTP and Public Health specialists

24.09.2022

Based on the appeal of the National TB Program of Ukraine, on September 19-23, 2022in WHO Collaborating Center for the Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Prisons was organized training on “Application of WHO new recommendations on TB treatment”.

The auditory was represented by Head Doctors of Regional TB dispensaries and TB  departments, leading specialists of the Public Health Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, as well as leaders and responsible persons in the field of tuberculosis control.

During the training, the participants got acquainted with the latest WHO approaches to the treatment of drug-susceptible and drug-resistant tuberculosis, recommendations for improving the diagnostic algorithm, and experience in using short-term modified regimens. The theoretical lectures were followed with discussed. In addition, the auditory benefited from opportunity to familiarize with the TB Control in penitentiary institutions of Azerbaijan, and a number of measures towards detection of tuberculosis among prisoners, laboratory diagnostics innovative technologies and centralized treatment.

WHO Regional Office for Europe (Copenhagen), GDF (Global Drug Supply, Switzerland), TABIB expert, as well as leading specialists from the Medical Department of the Ministry of Justice and STI were involved as the Training faculty.