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CHILDHOOD TB LEARNING PORTAL

DO YOU HAVE AN INTEREST IN CHILDHOOD TB AND WANT TO ACQUIRE NEW KNOWLEDGE AT NO COST? IF SO, SIGN UP FOR OUR
Childhood TB Learning Portal.

The Childhood TB Learning Portal offers FREE interactive online courses in multiple languages including The Union’s Childhood TB for Healthcare Workers and the recently developed Childhood MDR-TB for Healthcare Workers, as well as a comprehensive toolbox of childhood TB resources, including those developed in collaboration with the World Health Organization and other stakeholders in tuberculosis control and child health.

Children from the Brooklyn Chest Hospital mix with the Parliamentary UNION Caucus during their visit to the Brooklyn Chest Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing these online courses, users will be able to:

  • Understand the epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of tuberculosis and multidrug-resistant TB in children
  • Perform household contact screening for case detection and preventative therapy
  • Implement infection control at home and in health facilities
  • Provide appropriate evaluation and clinical management for children with tuberculosis in various settings and at different levels of care through case examples
  • Provide effective, integrated, family-based care and prevention
  • Routinely report all children with TB to national TB programmes

TARGET AUDIENCE
These online courses are designed for healthcare workers at the secondary and primary level of the healthcare system.

Start your FREE Childhood TB online training here.

For additional information, email childhoodtb@theunion.org

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