2018

2018

March 2018

WORLD TB DAY

Date: March 24, 2018

WEBINAR: Volunteering with the TB+Leprosy Free Majuro Project

Date: Tues., March 27, 2018
Time: 3:00-4:00 pm EDT
Notes: The Republic of the Marshall Islands Department of Health will soon begin an island-wide TB screening and treatment project to identify, evaluate and treat both active and latent TB infection cases among adults and children living on Majuro Island. The 24-week project will take place between June and September 2018, with follow-up and treatment teams continuing to work until November 16, 2018. The project is seeking volunteer professionals to help in this effort. You are invited to attend this informational webinar. Registration and password aren’t required.

To join the webinar:

  • Click this link: https://zoom.us/j/791601888
  • Or from your iPhone, one-tap: US +14086380968,,791601888# or +16468769923,,791601888#
  • Or from your telephone, dial: US: +1 408 638 0968 or +1 646 876 9923 or +1 669 900 6833
  • The webinar ID is 791 601 888

Sponsor: TB+Leprosy Free Project

May 2018

CONFERENCE: 2018 National TB Conference

Date: May 21-24, 2018
Location: Omni Rancho Las Palmas, Palm Springs, CA
Notes: Registration is not yet open. NTCA section meetings (NSTC, NTNC, and SETC) are to be held on Monday, May 21, and the National TB Conference will run Tuesday-Thursday May 22-24.
Sponsors: National TB Controllers Association and the California TB Controllers Association

June 2018

COURSE: 4th McGill Summer Institute in Infectious Diseases and Global Health

Date: June 11- 22, 2018
Location: Centre Mont-Royal, Montreal, Quebec
Notes: For more information and to apply, visit the McGill Summer Institute website. Those interested are encouraged to apply early as evaluation for acceptance is rolling. The deadline for those needing a VISA for Canada is February 28th, and registration closes on May 1st.
Sponsors: McGill Global Health Programs, the McGill International TB Centre, the McGill Interdiscipliary Initiative in Infection and Immunity the MUHC-RI (Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health), and the J.D. Maclean Centre for Tropical Diseases

WEBINAR: Quarterly All-Member Call

Date: June 21, 2018
Time: TBD
Notes: All NTCA members are invited to join the next Quarterly All-Member Call scheduled for June 21, 2018. An email invitation will be sent to all NTCA members before the scheduled call with an agenda and the dial-in instructions.

If you are an NTCA member, you will receive an email from the ntca@tbcontrollers.org email account with information on how to join the call. If you haven’t received this email by June 16, please contact NTCA staff at 678-503-0503 or ntca@tbcontrollers.org to request the agenda and dial-in instructions.
Sponsor: National TB Controllers Association

September 2018

MEETING: United Nations High-Level Meeting on TB

Date: September 26, 2018
Location: New York NY
Notes: The timing and duration are still to be decided. For more information, please see the Stop TB Partnership’s news story, which includes a background FAQ on the meeting.