URC at 51st Union World Conference on Lung Health

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Defeat TB (Uganda)

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Title Presenter Type Session Number Day Time
Risk factors for mortality among MDR-TB patients; a case control study from Uganda Enock Kizito Poster EP04-139-21 Wednesday 21 OCT 10am
Eliciting patient preferences for different attributes of a community-based model for management of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in Uganda: A discrete choice experiment Stella Zawedde Poster EP01-106-21 Wednesday 21 OCT 10am
Use of virtual and community delivery platforms to prevent MDR-TB treatment interruption during the national COVID-19 response: Lessons from Uganda Enock Kizito Oral OA-14-590-22 Thursday 22 OCT 12:30pm-1:50pm
Tuberculosis-related stigma in urban communities in Uganda: What are the predictors? Timothy Kiyemba Oral OA-12-571-22 Thursday 22 OCT 12:30pm-1:50pm
Achieving high treatment success rate for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis using shorter treatment regimens in Uganda John Paul Otuba Oral OA-13-583-22 Thursday 22 OCT 12:30pm-1:50pm
Introducing facility-based mortality reviews into programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis: Lessons from Uganda John Paul Otuba Oral OA-13-584-22 Thursday 22 OCT 12:30pm-1:50pm
Predominant yield of drug sensitive tuberculosis among contacts of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis patients in Uganda: a call for next generation sequencing Kenneth Mutesasira Oral OA-13-582-22 Thursday 22 OCT 12:30pm-1:50pm
Using TB care process mapping to improve treatment retention and treatment success rate in low-income settings: Experience from central Uganda Herbert Kisamba Oral OA-18-618-22 Thursday 22 OCT 3pm-4:20pm
Prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection among household contacts of tuberculosis patients in a low-resource, high-TB/HIV burden setting Simon Muchoro Poster EP18-274-22 Friday 23 OCT 10am
How the dual role of community facilitators as sample transporters and tuberculosis patient contact tracers increased contacts coverage and TB case finding in Kampala Ronald Mangeni Oral OA-22-637-23 Friday 23 OCT 11am-12:20pm
Using low-cost interventions to improve availability of tuberculosis medicine in Uganda Henry Kizito Oral OA-22-636-23 Friday 23 OCT 11am-12:20pm
Actively finding tuberculosis patients at health facilities: A strategy to find the missing people with TB disease in Uganda Aldo Burua Poster EP30-390-24 Saturday 24 OCT 10am
Effective stock management of MTB GeneXpert cartridges in health facilities for uninterrupted TB laboratory diagnosis in Kampala, Wakiso, and Mukono Kampala Ronald Mangeni Poster EP34-431-24 Saturday 24 OCT 10am

RHITES-EC (Uganda)

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Title Presenter Type Session Number Day Time
Systems approach to improve Tuberculosis Preventive Therapy outcomes among people living with HIV in resource limited settings: Experiences from East-Central Uganda Rodrigo Nyinoburyo Oral OA-15-595-22 Thursday 22 OCT 12:30pm-1:50pm
Impact of HIV “test-and-treat” policy on the incidence of tuberculosis in HIV populations in East-Central Uganda Rodrigo Nyinoburyo Oral OA-18-618-22 Thursday 22 OCT 3pm-4:20pm

Tuberculosis South Africa Project (TBSAP)

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Title Presenter Type Session Number Day Time
Airborne infection control program implementation: theory to practice Dr. Matsie Mphahlele Workshop 726 Thursday 15 OCT 1pm-5pm
The cost of reaching agricultural workers for TB prevention and treatment services in South Africa Lerato Lebona Poster EP16-255-22 Thursday 22 OCT 10am
Evaluating the impact of tuberculosis infection prevention and control measures in key population wards in South Africa Dr. Matsie Mphahlele Poster EP21-300-23 Friday 23 OCT 10am