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International Research and Programs Branch annual report 2010
  • Published Date:
    10/19/2011
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 2.43 MB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention (U.S.). Division of Tuberculosis Elimination. International Research and Programs Branch.
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    IRPB overview -- IRPB organizational structure and highlights -- TB Infection Control Team -- Drug-Resistant (DR) TB Team -- Program strengthening and epidemiology team -- TB/HIV Team -- IRPB in-country presence -- IRPB presence in Botswana -- IRPB presence in China -- IRPB presence in India -- IRPB presence in Southeast Asia -- 2010 articles published in peer-reviewed journals.

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Tuberculosis Elimination (DTBE), International Research and Programs Branch (IRPB) has worked closely with Ministries of Health (MOH) for more than 30 years, strengthening capacity to prevent and control diseases and reducing health risk behaviors. IRPB’s work globally focuses on infection control, multidrug-resistant (MDR) TB, general TB control program strengthening, and identifying, treating and preventing TB among people living with HIV (PLHIV). Together with partners, IRPB supports programs that develop and strengthen local skills and public health systems in areas including epidemiology, laboratory, and management science.

    This report summarizes many of IRPB’s accomplishments over the past year, highlighting both internal cross-program synergies and external partnerships. IRPB’s Atlanta, Georgia, office has over 30 multidisciplinary staff. IRPB and locally employed staff work together in Botswana, Cambodia, China, India, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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