With financial support from Eli Lilly, we have developed an MDR-TB and TB training manual/toolkit for hospital and health facility managers, the desired outcomes of which are to build:
The manual was field tested through training workshops in South Africa (2006); India (2008) China (2009); Brazil (2010) and Tunisia (2011).
Interprofessional training workshops, focusing on infection control on TB for health care worker safety, were also run in collaboration with other member organizations of the Eli Lilly MDR-TB Partnership, namely the World Medical Association (WMA), the International Council of Nurses (ICN) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).
The training course outcomes included:
The inter-professional workshops were held in South Africa (2007); Brazil (2009), Republic of Benin (2010) and China (2011).