Duration

 Approximately 5 days

Objectives

  • To provide support to the five World Health Organization TB high priority countries in the EU (Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Romania);

  • To improve the identification of TB cases among vulnerable and hard-to-reach groups.

Target audience

Thirty experts and health care workers with different background (5-6 per country) working in TB prevention and care in the five high priority Member States

Selection criteria

 Please see above

Content

 Tuberculosis, including MDR TB

Methods / format

 Country presentations, Lectures, Group work, Case studies, Pre- and post-test knowledge assessment

Competencies to be acquired

  • Skills to identify vulnerable population groups, people socially and politically marginalized in their access to the health system as well as broader social structures of care and support;
  • Skills to develop and update the measures and actions to improve the TB prevention and treatment among vulnerable population in their home countries.

Link to training material

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