Journal article

Training for Tuberculosis Elimination in Indonesia: Achievements, Reflections, and Potential for Impact

Stephanie Main, Trisasi Lestari, Rina Triasih, Geoff Chan, Lisa Davidson, Suman Majumdar, Devy Santoso, Sieyin Phung, Janne Laukkala, Steve Graham, Philipp du Cros, Anna Ralph

Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease | MDPI | Published : 2019

Abstract

Indonesia has the third highest tuberculosis (TB) caseload internationally. A cIndonesia has the third highest tuberculosis (TB) caseload internationally. A cornerstone for strengthening health systems to respond to TB is a well-trained workforce. In a partnership between Indonesian and Australian institutions, TB training was run during 2018 to strengthen the local capacity to meet End TB strategy targets. This paper aims to report on course design, delivery, training outcomes, and reflections. Seventy-six Indonesian healthcare workers, program staff, researchers, and policy-makers were selected from over 800 applicants. The structure comprised three trainings, each with a pre-course worksh..

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