ABOUT US

The TB Academy is an initiative moderated by University Research Co., LLC (URC) which is comprised of a variety of courses, webinars and workshops produced by TB CARE II and other projects. Serving as a centralized learning hub, the TB Academy offers courses, webinars and workshops in multiple disciplines and for multiple audiences, whether you are a community health workers, nurse, doctor, program manager or National TB Program director. Courses and webinars are intended to provide a clear understanding on communicable diseases, infection control at the community level and at the health care settings and management of patients under community-based treatment. Additional webinars describe DR-TB treatment and management, digital technology for health and facility-based infection control. All courses have been developed based on guidelines and research papers published by the international public health standard agencies. As the TB Academy grows, additional courses, webinars and workshops will be added to this repository to improve access to high quality learning.

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Vision

Establish a standard for Doctors, Nurses, and Community-based care providers, working with the management of patients with chronic communicable diseases

Mission

Capacity building through online certification courses and to create a repository for resources related to Infection Prevention and Control, TB, HIV, and other communicable diseases.

Recent Courses

Certification courses

Interpersonal Communications for Health Care Workers, providing services to the patients on treatment for Tuberculosis

The aim of this training course is to strengthen the capacities of health workers and caregivers to engage with patients with tuberculosis (TB) through more effective interpersonal communication, and in this way to improve treatment adherence.

Prevention and Elimination of Tuberculosis and Silicosis in the Mining sector

Goal The ultimate goal of this training is to reduce health burden associated with occupational lung diseases and associated comorbidities. The course is focused on building health care workers (HCWs) capacity in the detection and management of tuberculosis among patients with occupational lung diseases and namely silicosis. Purpose The purpose...

Basic TB Management (South Africa)

This is a training course for health care workers (HCWs) tasked with TB control and management responsibilities at health care facility level. It is designed to prepare HCWs to plan and manage TB at health care facility level. The purpose of this training is to equip health care workers with...