Latest updates in management of TB in children

Course content

  • Epidemiology of TB, MDR-TB, XDR-TB and TB/HIV;  social determinants, migrants and other vulnerable groups
  • Epidemiology of TB in children. Pathogenesis and peculiarities of childhood TB
  • WHO’s End TB Strategy and roadmap to implement TB action plan for the European Region, 2016-2020
  • Updates on diagnosis of TB and TB drug resistance; TB diagnostic algorithm proposed by the European TB Laboratory Initiative (ELI)
  • Strategic approach to preventing and managing TB in children
  • Prophylaxis of TB in children, immunological diagnosis of TB infection diagnosis of TB in children
  • Diagnosis and treatment of TB /MDR/XDR TB in children
  • Developing models of care for TB in children; people-centered TB care, including ethical issues, human rights, and treatment in hospital or outpatient settings
  • Treatment of MDR-TB in special situations
  • Clinical management of drug adverse events
  • Active drug safety monitoring and management (aDSM)

Target audience

Pediatricians, TB specialists

Duration and language

5 business days (from Monday to Friday)

Russian language

Training fee 

1200 EUR, including training materials, site visit, local transport, catering during working hours/on working days, visa invitation support


Additional costs: hotel accommodation (from ~ 40 EUR to ~ 80 EUR per night), international flight, visa, reduced daily allowance. 


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