BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Microsoft Corporation//Outlook 16.0 MIMEDIR//EN VERSION:2.0 METHOD:PUBLISH X-MS-OLK-FORCEINSPECTOROPEN:TRUE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:Eastern Standard Time BEGIN:STANDARD DTSTART:16011104T020000 RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYDAY=1SU;BYMONTH=11 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 END:STANDARD BEGIN:DAYLIGHT DTSTART:16010311T020000 RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYDAY=2SU;BYMONTH=3 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT CLASS:PUBLIC CREATED:20210323T151219Z DESCRIPTION:American Thoracic Society- ATS 2021\nInternational Participants Center\n \nEvent Name: International Standards for TB Care and Control: I nvolving the Private Sector Through Professional Society Collaborations\nD ate: 2 – 3 p.m. EDT\, Sunday\, May 16\, 2021 \n\nRegister for ATS 2021 a nd join us for these programs at the International Participants Center. \n \nWhile curative re gimens for TB have existed for more than fifty years\, TB remains a leadin g cause of infectious disease morbidity and mortality worldwide. While the majority of persons with TB are managed in government public health progr ams\, a large number receive care through private providers\, and many of these providers do not necessarily follow standard guidelines. Medical pro fessional societies are commonly in a position to promote appropriate mana gement\, but are generally under-utilized as partners with the public sect or. The International Standards for Tuberculosis Care (ISTC) were develope d\, in part\, as a tool to engage the private sector through the adoption and promotion of the standards by professional (generally pulmonology) soc ieties to their members. This session will focus on both the development o f international standards\, and their utilization.\n \nIntroduction: The U nique Challenge of TB (3 minutes)\nChair: David Lewinsohn\, MD\, PhD (Oreg on Health and Science University – USA)\n \nTopic 1: Developing Internat ional Standards for TB Care and Control (10 minutes)\nSpeaker: Philip Hope well\, MD (University of California\, San Francisco – USA)\n \nTopic 2: The African Experience: Bringing TB Care and Control to Kenya (10 minutes) \nSpeaker: Chakaya Muhwa\, MBChB (Kenya Medical Research Institute – Ken ya)\n \nTopic 3: TB Elimination in the Asia-Pacific Region (10 minutes)\nS peaker: Erlina Burhan\, MD\, PhD (Universitas Indonesia – Indonesia)\n \ nQ&A (10 minutes)\n1. How are international standards unique?\n2. What are the regional challenges for TB care and control?\n3. What have been the b arriers to TB elimination?\n DTEND;TZID="Eastern Standard Time":20210516T150000 DTSTAMP:20210323T151219Z DTSTART;TZID="Eastern Standard Time":20210516T140000 LAST-MODIFIED:20210323T151219Z PRIORITY:5 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY;LANGUAGE=en-us:International Standards for TB Care and Control: Inv olving the Private Sector Through Professional Society Collaborations TRANSP:OPAQUE UID:040000008200E00074C5B7101A82E00800000000B0D0475AD51FD701000000000000000 010000000B9A6E172F952454E9F2DF6E0A7F129AE X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

American Thoracic S ociety- ATS 2021

International Participants Center

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Event Name: International Standards for TB Care and Control: Involving the Private Sector Through Professional So ciety Collaborations

Date: 2 –\; 3 p.m. EDT\, Sunday\, May 16\, 2021


Register for ATS 2021 a nd join us for these programs at the International Participants Center.

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While curative r egimens for TB have existed for more than fifty years\, TB remains a leadi ng cause of infectious disease morbidity and mortality worldwide. \;Wh ile the majority of persons with TB are managed in government public healt h programs\, a large number receive care through private providers\, and m any of these providers do not necessarily follow standard guidelines. Medi cal professional societies are commonly in a position to promote appropria te management\, but are generally under-utilized as partners with the publ ic sector. The International Standards for Tuberculosis Care (ISTC) were d eveloped\, in part\, as a tool to engage the private sector through the ad option and promotion of the standards by professional (generally pulmonolo gy) societies to their members. \;This session will focus on both the development of international standards\, and their utilization.

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Introduction: The Unique Chal lenge of TB (3 minutes)

Chair: David Lewinsohn\, MD\, PhD ( Oregon Health and Science University –\; USA)

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Topic 1: Developing International Stan dards for TB Care and Control (10 minutes)

Speaker: Philip Hopewell\, MD (University of C alifornia\, San Francisco –\; USA)

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Topic 2: The African Experience: \;Bringing T B Care and Control to Kenya (10 minutes)

Speaker: Chakaya Muhwa\, MBChB (Kenya Medical Research Institute ̵ 1\; Kenya)

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Topic 3: TB Elimination in the Asia-Pacific Region (10 minutes)

Speaker: E rlina Burhan\, MD\, PhD (Universitas Indonesia –\; Indonesia)< o:p>

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Q&\;A (10 minute s)

1. How a re international standards unique?

2. What are the regional challenges for TB care and co ntrol?

3. What have been the barriers to TB elimination?

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