The Union

5. Nurse-initiated MDR-TB treatment - Khaya Mlandu (South Africa)

Room: Da Gama/Diaz - Westin

This session will review the training, implementation and impact of nurse-initiation of MDR-TB treatment through a primary-healthcare-based approach.  The session will review the training methodology along with the measures of performance for the training. Preliminary data on a physician--nurse task-sharing cohort will be reviewed. 

Topics Legend

CLH = Child TB & Lung Health

CS = Civil Society


LH = Lung Health


NCDs = Non-Communicable Diseases

NAPs = Nursing & Allied Professions

TC = Tobacco Control

TB = Tuberculosis

ZOO = Zoonotic TB

RES = Research