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The Global Tuberculosis Institute at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is a force in the effort to conquer and cure tuberculosis worldwide. The Institute plays a leading role in the international arena, providing expertise in program development, education and training and research to ministers of health, national TB programs and healthcare providers around the globe.
The Institute’s work has no borders. Battling TB on the front lines, it has a proven track record in building the political will and international cooperation needed to relegate this disease to the history books, where it belongs.

Global Tuberculosis Institute (GTBI‪)‬ Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

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The Global Tuberculosis Institute at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is a force in the effort to conquer and cure tuberculosis worldwide. The Institute plays a leading role in the international arena, providing expertise in program development, education and training and research to ministers of health, national TB programs and healthcare providers around the globe.
The Institute’s work has no borders. Battling TB on the front lines, it has a proven track record in building the political will and international cooperation needed to relegate this disease to the history books, where it belongs.

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    Strategies and Approaches for Video-based DOT

    Strategies and Approaches for Video-based DOT

    This webinar includes an overview of video-based Directly Observed Therapy (DOT), describes implementation strategies, and shares case studies and outcomes from a diverse group of healthcare workers in various settings. Originally recorded May 1, 2014.

    • 1 hr 21 min
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    Screening of Latent TB Infection (LTBI)

    Screening of Latent TB Infection (LTBI)

    This video discusses screening for Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI). It covers targeting testing, high risk groups and testing methods.

    • 6 min
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    Diagnosis of Latent TB Infection (LTBI)

    Diagnosis of Latent TB Infection (LTBI)

    This video discusses diagnosing Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI). It compares TB infection and TB disease, discusses testing methods, including IGRAs, and special circumstances and medical evaluation.

    • 11 min
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    Treatment of Latent TB Infection (LTBI)

    Treatment of Latent TB Infection (LTBI)

    This video discusses diagnosing Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI). It discusses treatment regimens, including the new 12-dose regimen, recent guidelines, special circumstances, adverse effects and adherence.

    • 15 min
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    TB Among the Homeless: Dealing with Unique Challenges

    TB Among the Homeless: Dealing with Unique Challenges

    This webinar explores the health factors that coexist with tuberculosis among homeless persons, as well as successful strategies for the prevention and control of tuberculosis among homeless persons in the US. In particular, it will elucidate the partnership between health departments and agencies that serve the homeless to improve the coordination of clinical care and contact investigation outcomes. The format will include an overview of the situation, the perspective of shelter staff, and a case study of collaboration between a local health department, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and homeless services providers. Originally recorded on February 7, 2012.

    • 51 min
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    Behavioral and Social Science Implications for TB Control

    Behavioral and Social Science Implications for TB Control

    This webinar covered issues around the social and behavioral aspects of tuberculosis (TB), including an overview of key theories and their application to TB prevention and control. Originally recorded May 16, 2013.

    • 1 hr 6 min

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