24 - 26 March 2017

 

Wolfson Pavilion Lecture Theatre,  Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IDM)

University of Cape Town, South Africa


 

 

MEETING THE CHALLENGE OF 

DRUG RESISTANT TUBERCULOSIS

A three-day course on MDR/XDR/X-XDR TB
24-26 March 2017

organised by the

Lung Infection and Immunity Unit
Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine,
University of Cape Town
and UCT Lung Institute

 

 

Topics will include:
New diagnostic tools| Next generation sequencing| The emergence of untreatable TB| Clinical management of MDR/XDR/XXDR-TB| New TB drugs and HIV| Toxicity and adherence| Patient needs| Pathogenesis| Infection control| Drug gradients in the lung |Care for home discharged patients |The search for new drugs

 

 

The course will have South African accreditation for continuing education