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Comprehensive course on clinical management of drug resistant Tuberculosis(The Union, Epi-Lab)

Four day intensive training course consists of interactive in-class presentations, discussions and practical exercises as well as presentation and discussion of MDR-TB cases, aiming to strengthen participants’ capacity in clinical and programmatic management of drug-resistant TB. The comprehensive course aims to train a pool of experts in Sudan who could be national trainers for clinical management of drug resistant TB, particularly that the course was attended by policy makers from the Directorate of Communicable and No Communicable diseases (CNCD) Department of case management, for more details click  here .


Technical Advisory Committee Visit 2016 from the 24th to the 29th of September 2016.


The purpose of this technical assistance is to systematically evaluate progress made by the Epi-Lab Departments, Sections and Projects in making progress towards the set targets and priorities of each and to formulate recommendation which would guide Epi-Lab to strengthen its performance; the scope for refocusing and make progress to achieve its goals; in order to strengthen its position as a research and Public Health institution.

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Princess Chichibu Memorial Award for Distinguished Service to TB Elimination

The Princess Chichibu Global Memorial TB Award was presented to Asma El Sony (Sudan) by Prof Shoji Kudoh, Chairman, Board of Directors, JATA.  Asma El Sony, former President of The Union, is Director of the Epidemiological Laboratory (Epi-Lab) in Khartoum since 2005. Based on her successful experience with TB control, Prof El Sony has been involved in providing technical assistance to national tuberculosis control programmes in a number of countries.

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