Resources

In our Resources section, you’ll find a broad range of links that may be useful to TB researchers in India and beyond.

General Information

  • Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College

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    Sassoon General Hospitals is a large state-run hospital in Pune, India with 1296 beds. Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College and a Nursing College are attached to it.

  • Fogarty International Programs

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    The Fogarty International Center's programs provide funding to perform research and to train researcher in a variety of global health areas. Through these extensive programs, Fogarty and its partners throughout the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are working to build sustainable research capacity in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Learn more about our role in global health.

  • JHU CFAR’s Grant Preparation & Implementation Toolkit

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    This web-based resource is designed to support HIV researchers at Hopkins and increase their competitiveness when submitting grant proposals. The toolkit is divided into 3 sections: question formulation (including a listing of JHU faculty who have agreed to share their insights and expertise), grant preparation (including sample sections from previously awarded NIH grants) and grant implementation (including sample protocols and advice on all aspects of study start-up). The toolkit reflects the generosity and labor of more than 100 CFAR faculty and staff from each of the CFAR’s cores and working groups.

  • Johns Hopkins University Center for Clinical Global Health Education

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    The Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE) is a center of excellence supporting clinical care and research training in resource-limited communities. The organization collaborates to build educational programs, in-country clinical support tools and distance learning infrastructure that strengthen capacity.

  • New LTBI Guidelines from WHO

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    In late October 2014, the WHO released updated guidelines for latent TB infection. Follow the link to download the full PDF.

  • TB in India

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    Estimates of TB and MDR-TB burden are produced by WHO in consultation with countries.



Grant Opportunities

  • Fogarty Grant Opportunities

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    Fogarty's global health research and research training programs offer a variety of funding opportunities. Find upcoming application deadlines, announcements from the NIH Office of Extramural Research (OER) and more information about Fogarty programs.

  • General TB Funding Resources

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    This list provides access to a broad range of funding opportunities for TB programs. Listed in this section are organizations that offer funding opportunities in the biomedical sciences and Website s that provide databases listing additional opportunities. Contact the organizations and search the databases for information on current TB funding initiatives.

  • NIH Funding Opportunities

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    The NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts is the official publication for NIH medical and behavioral research grant policies, guidelines and funding opportunities.



Presentations and Publications

  • Child survival linked to TB control

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    Tuberculosis commonly affects young children ( < 5 years) in countries that have high rates of child mortality. 1 The global public health focus to control tuberculosis has traditionally aimed to reduce transmission through early case-finding and effective treatment of the most infectious cases.

  • Why TB Persists in India

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    With 1,000 Indians dying every day of TB, India is undoubtedly the crucial battleground for TB control.



TB Resources

  • India’s Airborne Infection Control Guidelines

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    These guidelines are designed to provide up-to-date information about methods of reducing the risk of airborne infections in health care facilities. These guidelines provide technical and operational guidance on recommended precautions to reduce the risk of transmission of airborne pathogens. They also detail and prioritize the necessary managerial activities for all levels – national, state, and local/health care facility levels included.

  • India’s Technical and Operational Guidelines for Tuberculosis Control

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    The Goal of the RNTCP is to decrease mortality and morbidity due to TB and reduce the transmission of infection until TB ceases to be a major public health problem.