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September 2013    Vol. 8, Issue 2
31st Annual Southeastern
TB Controllers Meeting
"Tuberculosis in the Southeast: Challenges and Successes"

 

October 22 - 25, 2013

 

The 31st Annual SE TB Controllers Conference: "Tuberculosis in the Southeast: Challenges and Successes" will take place in Savannah, Georgia, October 22-25, 2013, at the Holiday Inn (Historic District). During the conference, participants will discuss progress that has been made, receive information regarding treatment regimens, identify key priorities for the future, and review the strategic plan updated in 2012. There will also be updates from key partners and state TB programs, as well as opportunities for networking with colleagues.

 

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SNTC Product Highlight: 
Treating LTBI in Special Situations
LTBI
 
 
A Self-Paced Online Course

With approximately one third of the world's population infected with latent TB, treatment is crucial for preventing progression to TB disease.  However, often the patients who need this treatment most - those at highest risk for TB disease-are also those with medical conditions or factors that make treatment more complex and for whom clear evidence-based treatment guidelines are lacking.

  

"Treating LTBI  in Special Situations" is an online, interactive, case-based course.

 

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State Highlight:  

WV Division of TB Elimination 

 

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The SNTC had the pleasure of interviewing Carmen Priddy, RN, BSN, Director of the West Virginia Division of TB Elimination for the first Close Contact State Highlight.  West Virginia is the new state to join the SNTC's southeast region, and we thought they would be a great state to highlight and introduce to our region.
So here's your opportunity to learn more about them and their program.
 
 
 
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The Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center is one of five Regional Training and Medical Consultation Centers (RTMCCs) funded by the CDC. The SNTC seeks to address the training, education, medical consultation, and technical assistance needs of healthcare providers and TB programs in 10 southeastern states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.