MDR-TB Clinical Trials Capacity Building

TREAT TB To Discuss The Importance Of Community Engagement In Clinical Trials In Upcoming Capacity Building Webinar

On December 6, 2018, at 7AM (EST), TREAT TB will host its third webinar in its series aimed at strengthening capacity to conduct high-quality clinical trials for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). This webinar will focus on issues relating to community engagement in MDR-TB clinical trials and will feature a presentation from Ezio Tavora dos Santos Filho, STREAM Community Engagement Coordinator from REDE-TB, followed by a question and answer session.

The webinar will discuss the importance and objectives of community engagement in clinical research, while also providing examples of how it is being implemented as part of the STREAM trial. Practical aspects of community engagement, ranging from different methodologies to implement community engagement before a trial even begins, to tips on how to bring community engagement into an existing trial will be addressed. Finally, issues relating to financial and human resource needs will be discussed. To join the webinar, click here. To join by phone, please dial +1 855 880 1246 US Toll-free or +1 877 853 5257 US Toll-free. For international numbers, click here. Meeting ID: 912 316 884.

TREAT TB’s MDR-TB clinical trial capacity building webinar series will continue over the coming months, with webinars scheduled for January, March, and May 2019. Future topics to be addressed include regulatory requirements, institutional review boards and ethics approval and laboratory strengthening, among others.

To participate in TREAT TB’s upcoming webinar, click here.

To listen to the latest webinar, please click here.  

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Schedule                                                                           

Date & Topic

10 July, 2018

Challenges with MDR-TB Clinical Trial Implementation –
Sponsor and Site Perspectives. To view the slides and listen to the webinar, click
here

28th September, 2018

Supply Chain Management for MDR-TB clinical trials. To view the slides and listen to the webinar, click here

6th December, 2018

The Importance of Community Engagement in Clinical Trials

To join the webinar, click here. To join by phone, please dial +1 855 880 1246 US Toll-free or +1 877 853 5257 US Toll-free. For international numbers, click here. Meeting ID: 912 316 884


Please visit the page regularly for information on future webinars in the series and to access recordings from past webinars.