19 October-30 November 2020
The 51st Union World Conference On Lung Health


EP26-Improving knowledge: the benefits for person-centred TB care
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EP26-Improving knowledge: the benefits for person-centred TB care
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EP26-344-23-Feasibility of appreciative inquiry to co-create an evaluation framework for TB and HIV Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) implementation in India and TanzaniaEvaluating training and education initiatives such as Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) is essential to understand impact. We describe the feasibility of an appreciative inquiry approach that engages stakeholders in creating an evaluation framework to assess TB and HIV ECHO implementation in India and Tanzania.
Smita Ghosh

EP26-345-23-Creating TB awareness through active involvement of learners in secondary schools: A case of Amref Health AfricaDocumentation of strategies used to create tuberculosis (TB) awareness in public secondary schools in five high burdened counties in Kenya. The school fraternity was equipped with TB education and students were able to create unique TB-related performing arts that were presented during World TB day, reaching various community members.
Christine Mwamsidu

EP26-346-23-Integration of family-focused education and counselling in Daru TB preventive therapy programmeIntegration of family-focused education and counselling into the preventive therapy programme in Daru has led to improved understanding of latent tuberculosis by families of children on treatment. It has also contributed to improvements in treatment adherence and rates of treatment completion.  
Allan Kuma

EP26-347-23-Experience describing co-creation of an assessment framework for implementation of a virtual learning platform: TB Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes implementation in IndiaProject ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) leverages virtual video conferencing technology to build capacity, disseminate knowledge and promote mentorship through case-based learning. An appreciative inquiry approach was utilised to engage stakeholders and co-create a comprehensive assessment framework and data collection tools in order to assess TB ECHO implementation in India.
Smita Ghosh

EP26-348-23-Engaging first line care providers for screening and referral of presumptive TB patients in Nigeria: results of a targeted approachCommunity pharmacists and patient medicine vendors play a key role in expanding patient-centred approaches to tuberculosis (TB) care. Stakeholders for TB control need to imbibe the right strategy to engage these important first line care providers for effective and standardised implementation in order to significantly contribute to TB case finding.
Chidubem Ogbudebe

EP26-349-23-Unprepared and unprotected: graduating medical students’ knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding drug-resistant TB in Cape Town, South AfricaSouth Africa has a high burden of drug-resistant TB, which is managed extensively by junior clinicians at the primary care level. In this cross-sectional study, we assessed the knowledge, attitudes and practices of graduating medical students at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
Johnathan Watts

EP26-350-23-Can patient navigators help potential TB patients navigate the diagnostic and treatment pathway?People brave a variety of social, structural and health system barriers to seek healthcare in fragmented and complex health systems. Patients navigators can change this. We evaluate navigators’ utility in enabling person-centred care in both public and private sector tuberculosis programmes in India.
Miranda Brouwer

EP26-351-23-A new 'normal' for health service provider capacity building in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the PhilippinesWith travel restrictions and physical distancing to contain COVID-19, a new way of capacity building for healthcare providers is needed. We share the results of synchronous, web-enabled, class-based training on national tuberculosis guidelines, which was conducted for a pool of trainers in place of face-to-face training in the Philippines.
Ruth Orillaza-Chi

EP26-352-23-Study of participant satisfaction with directly observed therapy and TB programme staff members' interpersonal skills, patient education and patient-centred communicationsWe conducted a randomised crossover trial comparing in-person, directly observed therapy (ipDOT) with electronic DOT (eDOT) for tuberculosis (TB) treatment in NYC. We report participants’ satisfaction with both DOT methods as well as responses to questions focusing on TB programme staff members' interpersonal skills, provision of patient education and patient-centred communications.
Marco M. Salerno

EP26-353-23-Knowledge, attitudes and current practices and roles of pharmacy professionals concerning TB treatment in IndonesiaWith 52% of initial care-seeking by tuberculosis (TB) patients happening in pharmacies and drug stores in Indonesia, pharmacies can be an effective channel to direct presumptive TB patients to health facilities for diagnosis and care. This is a digital, cross-sectional survey investigating pharmacy professionals’ knowledge, attitudes and practices concerning TB.
Vania Gones

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