URC at 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health

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 Title Speaker/Presenter Session Number Day Time Location


Delivering high-quality care to people with DR-TB: Results and lessons learned from piloting a systematic, patient-centred supportive care package to improve outcomes in three countries Alex Golubkov (co-chair),
Norbert Ndjeka (co-chair),
D'Arcy Richardson (co-chair),
Princess Mabota-Rapholo (presenter, TB South Africa Project)
WS05 10/24 8:00 - 14:00 Yangtze 2

Post-Graduate Course

Laboratory biological safety: Integration of controls Matsie Mphahlele PGC11 10/24 14:30 - 17:30 Oceania


Pre-treatment loss to follow-up from regional referral hospitals in Uganda: Implications for optimizing the patient-centered care model Kenneth Mutesasira PS26-677-26 10/26 12:45 Poster Area
Tuberculosis disease outbreak in a secondary school in Mukono District, Central Uganda, October 2017 Robert Majwala PS28-710-26 10/26 12:45 Poster Area
Increasing pediatric TB case detection using the quality improvement approach - Early results from the Defeat TB Project of Uganda Tamara Nyombi EP04-134-26 10/26 12:50 Poster Area
How does the community contribute to increased TB case finding? Esty Febriani Mkes PS26-686-26 10/26 13:30 Poster Area
Quality components affecting the quality of TB laboratory diagnostics services in public health centers in Uganda: Case study of Mukono District Kenneth Mutesasira PS50-948-27 10/27 12:45 Poster Area
Increasing TB screening points in an urban district for improved TB case identification: Mukono District, Uganda early results Abel Nkolo PS36-800-27 10/27 12:45 Poster Area
Continuous quality improvement rapidly increased Gene Xpert utilization, reporting, and TB case notification: Lessons from Kampala, Uganda Tamara Nyombi PS50-950-27 10/27 12:45 Poster Area
Site improvement monitoring system for programmatic management of DR-TB: Experiences from Uganda Kenneth Mutesasira PS35-790-27 10/27 12:45 Poster Area
Underserved prison settings in Uganda contribute to the missed TB cases: A case of Mukono District  Andrew Ocero PS49-939-27 10/27 12:45 Poster Area
Social media, mass media, and health advocacy: Cross-promotion of tuberculosis information to increase TB diagnosis and increase adherence to treatment in South Africa Petronella Mugoni PS46-903-27 10/27 12:55 Poster Area
Applying integrated communication strategies to increase tuberculosis prevention knowledge and case identification capacities in West Coast District, Western Cape Province, South Africa Princess Mabota-Rapholo, Thendo Ramaliba PS46-910-27 10/27 13:30 Poster Area
Improving integrated care of TB and diabetes comorbidities in South Africa Refiloe Matji PS43-878-27 10/27 13:30 Poster Area

Short Orals

Efficiency of the FAST strategy for TB diagnosis and treatment in a resource-limited hospital in Viet Nam Hien Le SOA03-1027-25 10/25 10:58 South America
Implementation, scale-up, and impact of FAST strategy in South African hospitals: What lessons have we learnt  Matsie Mphahlele SOA03-1028-25 10/25 11:05 South America
High prevalence of ototoxicity in successfully treated rifampicin/MDR-TB patients in Uganda: Results from initial 2013/2014 rifampicin/MDR cohorts Robert Majwala SOA10-1101-26 10/26 11:05 Yangtze 1
Using quality improvement science to improve rifampicin resistant TB surveillance through Genexpert weekly reporting Robert Majwala SOA10-1107-26 10/26 11:47 Yangtze 1
Establishing community structures through the engagement of lay providers can improve TB contact screening: Initial lessons from USAID/Defeat TB Project in Uganda Stavia Turyahabwe SOA22-1222-27 10/27 14:28 Oceania


Community-based approach to reduce initial loss to follow-up for DR-TB in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, Eastern Cape Province Thendo Ramaliba OA06-250-25 10/25 14:44 Kilimanjaro 1&2
Finding the "missing TB cases" in South Africa Gregory Jagwer for Jebson Zingwari OA23-353-27 10/27 15:10 South America