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Centre Of Research Excellence in Tuberculosis Control

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Yumi Bung Wantaim Na Rausim TB Long Daru

SWEEP-TB is a community-centred public health project conducted by the Western Province tuberculosis (TB) partnership that will screen all residents of Daru, Papua New Guinea to detect, treat and prevent TB, using a comprehensive package of existing and novel tools. Embedded implementation research will provide an evaluation framework to assess the impact on age-related TB incidence of tuberculosis, monitor uptake and acceptability and develop a scalable model of care.

USAID Announces “USAID BEBAS TB” to Accelerate TB Elimination

A new program to strengthen Indonesia’s fight against tuberculosis towards elimination TB by 2030 was announced in July 2023 by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Indonesia’s Ministry of Health. 

Our latest publications and ACTnetPodcasts!

Cost-effectiveness of community-based household tuberculosis contact management for children in Cameroon and Uganda: a modelling analysis of a cluster-randomised trial, in the Lancet Global Health 

Effectiveness of a community-based approach for the investigation and management of children with household tuberculosis contact in Cameroon and Uganda: a cluster-randomised trial, in the Lancet Global Health 

Xiaomei Zhang's Paper in The Lancet RH – Western Pacific

IIt is the first publication to explore 'genomic benchmarks' of TB control and monitoring of progress towards "zero TB transmission' using routine whole genome sequencing of all cultures MTB isolates

Emily MacLean's Paper in The LANCET Microbe

Integrating tuberculosis and COVID-19 molecular testing in Lima, Peru: a cross-sectional, diagnostic accuracy study

Alvin's Teo Article in The LANCET Regional Health publication

Tuberculosis in older adults: challenges and best practices in the Western Pacific Region

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