Principles of Tuberculosis Care and Prevention: Translating Knowledge to Action (International course)

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe — - Download Programme

Course Description

This international course will provide the knowledge and skills to senior programme staff and other health professionals to improve management of persons with TB and strengthen programmatic practices.

To drive the way towards tuberculosis (TB) elimination, health professionals need to understand the principles of TB care, control and prevention, require the skills to manage patients and work with the National TB Programmes.  Ultimately, TB elimination is about finding persons with TB, curing them and working collaboratively in a health system.

This course will provide the knowledge and skills to senior programme staff and other health professionals to improve management of persons with TB and strengthen programmatic practices.

Specialists, medical and clinical officers, nurses, laboratory technicians, monitoring and evaluation officers, TB and HIV/AIDS, and non-communicable diseases and tobacco control programme staff and health policy and decision makers who are primarily from low- and middle-income countries are invited to apply.

Offical Language: English

Application Deadline:

More Information

Tuition fee: 2,000 euros

This fee includes:

  •  Tuition and training course materials
  •  Accommodations for 11 nights
  •  Breakfast with each night hotel stay and lunch for each training course day
  •  Field trip transportation

Participants will need to obtain funding for the following:

  • Tuition fee
  • Travel
  • Accommodation
  • Per diem/Incidental expenses
  • Airport transfers

Registration:

Applicants will need to submit an online application, a curriculum vitae (PDF format) and a written confirmation from their sponsor (PDF format). 

Applicants will be notified of acceptance by 13 February 2016.

Email: technical-courses@theunion.org