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Zamani Dlamini, nurse from South Africa, is recognised for the wonderful work he does in a very rural and underserved area.

From taxi driver to TB-care champion, Zamani brings hope to the sick in rural KwaZulu-Natal. He wishes to share his passion for TB care and management with other nurses.

To read the article published and learn more click here

Viernes, 09 Octubre 2015 16:55

Partners in Development Award

We are pleased to inform you that our sponsor, Eli Lilly and Company, is the recipient of the 2015 ICN Partners in Development Award.

Eli Lilly and Company, a leading innovation-driven pharmaceutical corporation, has worked with ICN since 2003 to strengthen the global nursing capacity in the prevention, detection, care and treatment of TB and M/XDR-TB in countries with high burdens.

The ICN-Lilly TB/MDR-TB project has reached more than 90,000 nurses and allied health workers in China, Colombia, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, South Africa, Swaziland, Togo, Uganda, and Zambia. In the most recent phase, activity has focused on four core countries – China, India, Russia and South Africa.

to learn more click here 

Jueves, 16 Abril 2015 14:05

The HIV Nursing Matters journal

The HIV Nursing Matters journal, a publication of the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society is available online.

This issue contains an article written by Carrie Tudor, TB Project Director, entitled “Training for the FIGHT AGAINST TB” on page 10 and 11.

Kedibone Mdolo, Projects Coordinator working at DENOSA (Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa) gave a talk at Vanderbilt University in the United States in March 2015.
She talks about her experience with TB and how HCWs treat each other. She also makes a call for protection of HCWs.

Recording of her talk  (please click here)

Miércoles, 08 Abril 2015 14:49

Training for the Fight Against TB

This article was written by Carrie Tudor, TB Project Director, and published in
the “HIV Nursing matters” journal, a publication of the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society.

Please click here to read the article


Miércoles, 25 Marzo 2015 15:27

World TB Day 2015

Getting the word out on World TB Day

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Miércoles, 25 Marzo 2015 13:13

Tuberculosis is the Most Neglected Disease

"The Most Neglected Disease

Tuberculose isn't history and it's much more dangerous than Malaria or Ebola."

article written by Jens Erik Gould, please click on the link to read the article on Slate

Lunes, 06 Diciembre 2010 15:31

Press Releases

Risk Reduction and Inter-professional Collaboration for TB Infection Control - A practical Toolkit for those involved in TB worldwide (23 March 2012)

New tuberculosis e-course from ICN will help build global capacity ( 10 November 2010)

ICN celebrates the courage and determination of outstanding nurses who strive to offer quality care for patients with TB and MDR-TB (28 May 2010)

Press Release 19 March 2010 On the move against tuberculosis: Nurses from 11 countries awarded for outstanding achievement in TB prevention, care and treatment
Press Release 24 March 2009 Nurses from Russia, the Philippines and sub- Saharan Africa Garner Awards for Excellence in TB and Drug-resistant TB Work
Press Release November 19 2008 Lilly and International Council of Nurses Win Partnership Award from the US Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center  [français | español]
Press Release 25 September 2008 Scaling Up the Global Nursing Workforce to Fight Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis [français | español]
Press Release 5 May 2008 Outstanding Nurses Receive ICN/Lilly Award for their Work in Tuberculosis and Multi–drug Resistant TB [ français | español]
Press Release 22 March 2007 Five Nurses Win the Newly Launched ICN/Lilly Award for Work in Tuberculosis and Multi–drug Resistant TB [russian, french and español]
Press Release 21 March 2006 Nobel Peace Laureates and representatives of 20 million health care providers call on governments to fund the scale up of human resources needed to fight TB [français | español]
ICN Press Release 31 August 2005
ICN Responds to Tuberculosis Crisis with a Capacity Building Programme for Nurses [français | español]
ICN Press Release 23 March 2005 A New Global Resource for the Nurses in Fighting TB and Multi-drug resistant TB [français | español]

World TB Day Press Releases

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