Update to the WHO tuberculosis screening guidelines: What people living with HIV, implementers and national programme managers need to know

This webinar, hosted on 15 June by IAS – the International AIDS Society – provided an opportunity to discuss the updates to screening guidelines and their implications for people living with HIV, implementing partners and governments.

Presentations highlight how to implement these news guidelines in the current context of health system constraints and challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar is endorsed by TB people, the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease (The Union), The Aurum Institute and the Treatment Action Group.

15 June 2021
Chair
Timur Abdullaev

Timur Abdullaev

Board member

TBpeople, Uzbekistan

Speakers
Cecily Miller

Cecily Miller

Technical Officer, Global TB Program

WHO, Switzerland

What’s new in the updated WHO TB screening guidelines and what does this mean in the context of HIV?

Grania Brigden

Director, Department of Tuberculosis and HIV

International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Switzerland

Where to from here? Comment on the guidelines and recommendations from an implementer perspective
David Branigan

David Branigan

TB Project Officer

Treatment Action Group, United States

Where to from here? Comment on the guidelines and recommendations from an implementer perspective
Patrick Saili Nungu

Patrick Saili Nungu

National TB and Leprosy Programme Manager

Ministry of Health, Zambia

Impact of COVID-19 on TB/HIV programmes, lessons learnt and next steps towards adopting and implementing the updated WHO TB screening guidance – Zambia
Salome Charalambous

Salome Charalambous

Chief Specialist Scientist, Adjunct Associate Professor

The Aurum Institute, South Africa

Impact of COVID-19 on TB/HIV programmes, lessons learnt and next steps towards adopting and implementing the updated WHO TB screening guidance – South Africa