Organised by the Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies and Southern African Treatment and Resistance Network (SATuRN) in collaboration with the uMkhanyakude District Health Office. This workshop is aimed at developing knowledge and skills around the prevention and management of drug resistance and treatment failure in both HIV and TB.
Participants will develop understanding of HIV and TB drug resistance and will learn how to apply that knowledge to the management of individual patients and to the prevention and management of drug resistance at programmatic level.
The workshop will combine theoretical and case-based learning. It is aimed at doctors, nurses and pharmacists, particularly those taking a key role in the delivery of HIV and TB treatment and care in their sub-district.
The event will also be accompanied by the launch of a new book HIV&TB Drug Resistance and Clinical Management Case Book.
The workshop will start at 9am,Thursday 7 March and end at 4pm, Friday 8 March
Lunch & tea/coffee will be provided each day. Accommodation can be provided if required.
Contact: Richard Lessells or Tulio de Oliveira
News date: 2013-02-18
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KRISP has been created by the coordinated effort of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) and the South African Medical Research Countil (SAMRC).
Location: K-RITH Tower Building
Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN
719 Umbilo Road, Durban, South Africa.
Director: Prof. Tulio de Oliveira