The goal of the Barents Tuberculosis Program is to take more active measures to prevent the spread of tuberculosis and HIV&TB co-infection in the Barents region through intensive international collaboration.
The following measureas are suggested for this purpose:
The TB Programme will be working under the Barents Joint Working Group on Health and Related Social Issues (JWGHS) and will have tight connection to the Northern Dimension Partnership on Health and Social issues (NDPHS).
The most recent meeting of the TB Programme was held in St. Petersburg in November 2016. Below are experts' presentations from the meeting:
Karin Rønning: Tuberculosis in Norway
Mikko Vauhkonen: Migration and tuberculosis in Finland
НЕЧАЕВА Ольга: Влияние миграции на эпидемическуюситуацию по туберкулёзу и ВИЧ-инфекции
L.I. Archiakova; V.B. Galkin: TB epidemic tendency in the North-West Region of Russia
Boris Sergeev; Igor Kazanez : TB awareness among labour migrants in St. Petersburg
The Barents Tuberculosis Program, adopted 2012
Document archive of the Barents Tuberculosis Programme
Document archive of the Joint Working Group on Health and related Social Issues (JWGHS)
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