In July 2018, TREAT TB launched its series of capacity building webinars. Below you will find the latest webinar recordings as well as presentations made during the first three webinars in the series…

Webinar 3: Community Engagement for MDR-TB Clinical Trials

TREAT TB’s third webinar focused on issues relating to community engagement for MDR-TB trials and featured a presentation from Dr. Ezio Tavora dos Santos Filho, the STREAM Community Engagement Coordinator from REDE-TB, followed by a question and answer session.

To listen to the latest webinar, please click here.

To view Dr Tavora’s presentation, click here.

Webinar 2: Supply Chain Management for MDR-TB Clinical Trials

TREAT TB’s second webinar in its capacity building series aimed at strengthening capacity to conduct high-quality clinical trials for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). This webinar focused on issues relating to supply chain management for MDR-TB trials and featured a presentation from Dr. Jan Komrska, senior pharmacist at Vital Strategies, followed by a question and answer session.

To listen to the latest webinar, please click here

To view Dr. Komrska’s presentation, see here

Webinar 1: Challenges with MDR-TB clinical trial implementation – Site and sponsor perspectives.

The first webinar brought together eight experts to discuss the challenges faced when implementing MDR-TB clinical trials. The presentations provided an overview of ongoing and future trials and covered various aspects of MDR-TB clinical trial implementation, such as patient recruitment, enrolment and retention, challenges encountered by sponsors and regulatory requirements such as import and export permits.

Watch the webinar here

Presentations:

1. MDR-TB Clinical Trials Landscape: Current & Future Trials, Dr. C. Robert Horsburgh Jr., Boston University

2. Sponsor Challenges: From Concept to Full Site Approval, Dr. Daniel Everitt, TB Alliance

3. Approvals received - Now what? Challenges in Trial Implementation, Gay Bronson, Vital Strategies, Jan Komrska, Vital Strategies, Karen Sanders, Medical Research Council

4. Challenges with MDR-TB Clinical Trials Implementation - Site Perspectives, Dr. Francesca Conradie, University of Witwatersrand

5. Challenges with MDR-TB Clinical Trial Implementation - Site perspectives, Dr. Elena Tudor, Institute of Phthisiopneumology

6. Regulatory requirements - Import and Export Permits, Dr. Bazra Tsogt, National Centre for Communicable Diseases, Mongolia