Strategic approach to implementing modified STR for MDR-TB (DESTRoy TB initiative)

    • Scope: 24 Priority Countries
    • Scope: 24 Priority Countries + Global
    • Focus: NTP
    • Objectives:
      • Describe the global MDR/RR-TB treat and challenges
      • Describe the revised guidelines for treatment of MDR/RR-TB
      • Provide information on the DESTRoy TB Operational Research Initiative
      • Describe the steps for scaling up implementation of modified guidelines for treatment of MDR/RR-TB
    • Expected Outputs/Outcomes: After attending the webinar, participants will be able to
      • Understand the aspects of the DESTRoy TB Operational Research activities
      • Inform about the modified guidelines for treatment of MDR/RR-TB
      • Understand the steps for planning implementation of modified guidelines
    • Detailed Outline:
      • Introduction
        • Global MDR/RR-TB situation
        • Challenges with MDR/RR-TB treatment
      • Modified guidelines for treatment of MDR/RR-TB
        • Updated treatment regimen
        • Key aspects of updated guidelines
      • DESTRoy TB Operational Research Initiative
        • Objectives
        • Methodology
        • Implementation design
        • Results update
      • Scaling up implementation of modified treatment guidelines for MDR/RR-TB
        • Implementation planning for local context
        • Policy implications
        • Resource mobilization
        • Systems strengthening
          • Human resource development
          • Monitoring and Evaluation
        • Q&A
        • Conclusion
    • Date and Time: October 29, 2019 Time – TBD