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TB-Speed Newsletter n°1 April 11, 2019

TB-Speed Newsletter n°1

In commemoration of World TB Day, the TB-Speed project started up the TB-Speed Pneumonia study on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Every year, March 24 marks World TB Day to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic  consequences of tuberculosis (TB), and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic. The […]

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It’s time for TB-Speed March 24, 2019

It’s time for TB-Speed

Press Release It’s time to initiate tuberculosis screening in children with severe pneumonia: the TB-Speed Pneumonia study has started enrolment in six countries In commemoration of the World TB Day, the TB-Speed team is pleased to announce that its Pneumonia study has been launched in six countries: Cambodia, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Mozambique, Uganda and Zambia. […]

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Mozambique training on Pneumonia study March 21, 2019

Mozambique training on Pneumonia study

From thursday 21st to friday 22nd, the training took place at Maputo Central Hospital in Momzambique. It gathered healthworkers from both sites involved in the Pneumonia study: Maputo Central Hospital and José Macamo General Hospital. Hospital study nurses and laboratory technician have been trained by the TB-Speed team at the Instituto Nacional de Saude team: […]

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AGFA DR Plate training at MSF March 14, 2019

AGFA DR Plate training at MSF

On march 15th, David Bleuzet, from AGFA Medical Imaging, has conducted a DR plate training at MSF Logistique offices in Merignac, France. This training was the opportunity for TB-Speed local teams (Cambodia, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Mozambique, Uganda and Zambia) to train on the installation and the performance of a DR Plate. This system will be used […]

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Mujhu trains its sites for implementation of TB-Speed’s Pneumonia Study March 12, 2019

Mujhu trains its sites for implementation of TB-Speed’s Pneumonia Study

The TB-Speed Pneumonia study is implementing in three sites in Uganda; Holy Innocents children’s hospital, Mbarara, Mulago NRH and Jinja RRH recruitment centers. As a requirement for TB-Speed Pneumonia study implementation, staff have to be trained on the approved protocol, and study related procedures. MUJHU site organized a training for the “Impact of systematic early […]

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Pneumonia study Training schedule for MSF/EPICENTRE Mbarara research centre March 11, 2019

Pneumonia study Training schedule for MSF/EPICENTRE Mbarara research centre

11th TO 14th MARCH 2019 TB-SPEED PNEUMONIA STUDY TRAINING SCHEDULE FOR MSF/EPICENTRE MBARARA RESEARCH CENTRE. MSF/ Epicentre Mbarara Research Centre as one of the implementing sites for the TB speed, conducted a study team training for Output 2 TB speed Pneumonia study from 11th to 14th March 2019. TB speed Pneumonia study will be evaluating […]

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National training sessions in Zambia March 07, 2019

National training sessions in Zambia

The TB-SPEED Zambia project is organizing a national training sessions for the “Impact of systematic early tuberculosis detection using Xpert MTB / RIF in children with severe pneumonia in high tuberculosis – TB-Speed ​​Pneumonia” study. The training takes place at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH), Children’s Hospital from 4th March to March 7, 2019 and […]

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Health workers’ training in Côte d’Ivoire March 05, 2019

Health workers’ training in Côte d’Ivoire

As part of the implementation of TB Speed Pneumonia study in the three University Teaching Hospitals in Abidjan, a training for health workers was held from Tuesday 5th to Wednesday 6th March 2019 at Programme PAC-CI. It consisted specifically in: Presenting TB Speed project and Output 2 protocol Presenting the inclusion procedures and patient follow-up Presenting […]

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IRD Cameroon trains its local team March 05, 2019

IRD Cameroon trains its local team

The TB-SPEED project is organizing training sessions for the “Impact of systematic early tuberculosis detection using Xpert MTB / RIF in children with severe pneumonia in high tuberculosis – TB-Speed ​​Pneumonia” study. The training takes place at the Pasteur Center of Cameroon, in Yaounde, from February 27 to March 6, 2019 and involves more than […]

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TB-Speed Pneumonia Study : training program in Cambodia for nurses and doctors February 14, 2019

TB-Speed Pneumonia Study : training program in Cambodia for nurses and doctors

12th to 15th of Feb: Training program in our Institute on the conduction of the early detection of tuberculosis in children with severe pneumonia for nurses and doctors, in the context of TB-speed project TB-speed is an International clinical research project implemented in seven countries including Cambodia and aiming at strengtheningpaediatric tuberculosis services for enhanced early detection and treatment of […]

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Paediatric Tuberculosis in Sierra Leone: Engaging media institutions to participate in increasing TB diagnosis in Children January 31, 2019

Paediatric Tuberculosis in Sierra Leone: Engaging media institutions to participate in increasing TB diagnosis in Children

On January 31st, Solthis participated through the Project TB-Speed in the National Media Conversation and training on TB reporting, organized by a national partner, CISMAT-Sierra Leone (Civil Society Movement Against Tuberculosis in Sierra Leone). More than 25 members of the media (TV, radio, print) across Sierra Leone were present at this 1-day meeting. For CISMAT-Sierra […]

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Initiative 5% – Lutter contre la mortalité infantile due à la tuberculose January 03, 2019

Initiative 5% – Lutter contre la mortalité infantile due à la tuberculose

Interview du Dr Olivier Marcy, Directeur du projet TB-Speed, Université de Bordeaux. De 2017 à 2020, l’Initiative 5% cofinance avec Unitaid le projet TB-Speed. Mis en œuvre  par un consortium international coordonné par l’université de Bordeaux, ce projet de recherche vise à systématiser le diagnostic de la tuberculose chez les enfants vulnérables et à faciliter leur […]

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En Ouganda, la traque contre la tuberculose December 10, 2018

En Ouganda, la traque contre la tuberculose

CORALIE LEMKE, ENVOYÉE SPÉCIALE À KAMPALA (OUGANDA) Alors que la tuberculose fait encore de nombreux morts dans les pays à ressources limitées, des chercheurs français de l’université de Bordeaux ont lancé des travaux pour tenter de l’éradiquer. L’Usine Nouvelle est partie en Ouganda à leurs côtés. Si vous toussez depuis plus de deux semaines, vous avez […]

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TB-Speed International Training December 08, 2018

TB-Speed International Training

The TB-Speed International training session took place in Kampala, Uganda from December 3 to 8, 2018. This international training session organized shortly before the start of the first inclusions in the different TB-Speed studies gathered in Kampala more than 80 staffs from the multidisciplinary research coordination team from 8 participating countries (Cameroon, Cambodia, Côte d’Ivoire, […]

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Annual meeting of the WHO Child and Adolescent Paediatric TB working group October 22, 2018

Annual meeting of the WHO Child and Adolescent Paediatric TB working group

Olivier Marcy, Eric Wobudeya and Maryline Bonnet have shared the project perspectives and progresses during the Annual meeting of the WHO Child and Adolescent Paediatric TB working group. This meeting was the occasion to share experiences of early country engagement and key next-steps of implementation of TB-Speed. In addition, TB-Speed promoted the innovative method of […]

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New Roadmap towards ending TB in Children and Adolescents October 12, 2018

New Roadmap towards ending TB in Children and Adolescents

A new action plan outlining measures to prevent and treat tuberculosis (TB) in children and adolescents was launched today by global TB leadership in advance of the United Nations General Assembly High-Level meeting on TB. Building on the first-ever Roadmap for Childhood TB: Toward Zero Deaths first issued in 2013, the new Roadmap towards ending TB in […]

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Trophées « Talents U » 2018 : catégorie Recherche & innovation September 24, 2018

Trophées « Talents U » 2018 : catégorie Recherche & innovation

Innovants, surprenants, performants… Découvrez les sept projets sélectionnés dans la catégorie recherche et innovation. Les Trophées « Talents U » seront remis lors de la soirée de rentrée, qui se déroulera le jeudi 4 octobre à partir de 17h au Domaine du Haut-Carré à Talence. TB Speed / Par l’équipe IDLIC* – Centre Bordeaux Population […]

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First-ever UN High-Level Meeting on the fight against tuberculosis September 12, 2018

First-ever UN High-Level Meeting on the fight against tuberculosis

Heads of State will gather in New York on 26 September this year at the United Nations General Assembly first-ever high-level meeting on tuberculosis (TB) to accelerate efforts in ending TB and reach all affected people with prevention and care. The theme of the meeting is “United to end tuberculosis: an urgent global response to a […]

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Epicentre – Scientific Day 2018 June 07, 2018

Epicentre – Scientific Day 2018

Each year, Epicentre organizes a Scientific Day during which the epidemiologist team reports on the works of the previous year. Alongside the formal presentations, discussions and debates help put the results presented into perspective, by taking into account the constraints of practitioners in the field and of decision makers in public health. This event brings […]

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AFRAVIH 2018 : 9e Conférence Internationale Francophone VIH/Hépatites April 05, 2018

AFRAVIH 2018 : 9e Conférence Internationale Francophone VIH/Hépatites

TB-Speed a participé à la 9e conférence de l’AFRAVIH présidée par le Professeur François Dabis et coprésidée par les Professeurs Coumba Toure Kane et Philippe Morlat. AFRAVIH 2018 Bordeaux a rassemblé les acteurs engagés dans la lutte contre le VIH/Sida et les hépatites virales avec une exigence d’efficacité pour la prévention et le traitement des populations […]

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Tackling mortality due to childhood tuberculosis March 23, 2018

Tackling mortality due to childhood tuberculosis

Correspondence about Childhood Tuberculosis. “March 24 marks World Tuberculosis Day, an opportunity to promote greater commitment and leadership in the fight against tuberculosis at all levels. It is particularly urgent to increase awareness and mobilisation on childhood tuberculosis because tuberculosis mortality is still un-acceptably high in children. Indeed, there were 253 000 deaths among one million […]

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TB-Speed pour un monde sans tuberculose March 23, 2018

TB-Speed pour un monde sans tuberculose

A l’occasion de la journée mondiale de lutte contre la tuberculose du 24 mars, retour sur TB-Speed, projet de recherche coordonné par l’université de Bordeaux. Son objectif : contribuer à la réduction de la mortalité chez les enfants due à cette maladie. Un monde sans tuberculose ne sera possible que si tous les enfants sont diagnostiqués quel que soit l’endroit […]

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TB-Speed joins the fight for a TB-Free world March 23, 2018

TB-Speed joins the fight for a TB-Free world

PRESS-RELEASE On March 24th, we will commemorate the World Tuberculosis (TB) Day to raise public awareness about TB. Responsible of over 4,500 deaths a day, this disease presents devastating health, social and economic impacts. Despite the fact that TB is curable, too many children do not access treatment and die from the disease because they […]

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Expertise France : TB-Speed, une approche innovante pour réduire la mortalité infantile due à la tuberculose March 22, 2018

Expertise France : TB-Speed, une approche innovante pour réduire la mortalité infantile due à la tuberculose

En 2016, 1 million de nouveaux cas de tuberculose ont été détectés dans le monde chez les enfants. Pourtant, seulement 45% de ces cas ont été notifiés à l’Organisation mondiale de la santé. A travers l’Initiative 5%, qui cofinance avec Unitaid l’une des composantes du projet TB Speed, Expertise France contribue à la lutte contre […]

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La France et la lutte contre la tuberculose March 22, 2018

La France et la lutte contre la tuberculose

[…] 3. La France participe aux efforts internationaux de recherche et d’innovation pour accélérer la réponse à la tuberculose La faiblesse du diagnostic de la tuberculose est un défi majeur. L’OMS estime qu’en 2016, plus de 4 millions de personnes affectées n’ont pas été diagnostiqués et n’ont pu être traitées. La tuberculose est particulièrement difficile […]

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Standard Times – The Tuberculosis National review – Sierra Leone March 05, 2018

Standard Times – The Tuberculosis National review – Sierra Leone

[…] The Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation II Madam Zuliatu Cooper has said the Ministry of Health and Sanitation is expected to achieve 90% treatment success rate for all people diagnosed with TB through affordable and correct treatment services and social support. … Earlier Dr. Leena Matata of SOLTHIS NGO made a presentation on […]

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ANRS Scientific Day – Cambodia January 23, 2018

ANRS Scientific Day – Cambodia

January 23, 2018 – Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The diagnosis of childhood tuberculosis (TB) is challenging and constitutes the main barrier to access to treatment and main gap to reduce mortality due to this disease in children. Contribution of research to reduction of childhood mortality due to tuberculosis is presented through a brief review of the […]

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Kick-off Meeting December 18, 2017

Kick-off Meeting

December 18-20, 2017 – Bordeaux, France. TB-Speed team was reunited during a Kick-Off meeting in Bordeaux (France). This meeting aimed to : introduce consortium members and technical partners overview project activities refine the role of each contributor discuss monitoring, evaluation and data management present the procedures for project management and multilateral collaboration prepare the baseline […]

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@bidj@n.net : Lancement du projet TB-Speed visant à réduire la mortalité due à la tuberculose infantile en Afrique December 07, 2017

@bidj@n.net : Lancement du projet TB-Speed visant à réduire la mortalité due à la tuberculose infantile en Afrique

Mercredi 6 décembre 2017 – Abidjan. L’université de Bordeaux, le programme PAC-Ci et ses partenaires ont procédé au lancement du projet de recherche: TB-Speed. Ce projet d’une durée de quatre ans est mies en oeuvre dans 7 pays dont 6 en Afrique. Objectif: réduire la mortalité due à la tuberculose infantile en Afrique et en Asie […]

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Launch Event – Côte d’Ivoire December 06, 2017

Launch Event – Côte d’Ivoire

December 6, 2017 – Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire The University of Bordeaux and the Program PAC-CI were pleased to organised the launch event of TB-Speed on December 6, 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d’ivoire. In Côte d’Ivoire, the TB-Speed project will be under the responsibility of the Program PACCI, French-Côte d’Ivoire Program of research on the infectious […]

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Unitaid-funded programme will bring sophisticated TB diagnosis to underserved children December 06, 2017

Unitaid-funded programme will bring sophisticated TB diagnosis to underserved children

PRESS-RELEASE Unitaid and the University of Bordeaux today launched a four-year research project to cut TB deaths among children by widening availability of fast tests that can be used even in remote, rural settings. The TB-Speed project will be implemented in Cambodia, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Uganda and Zambia by a consortium of eight organizations […]

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Lemonde.fr : Les enfants, derniers bénéficiaires de l’innovation médicale November 27, 2017

Lemonde.fr : Les enfants, derniers bénéficiaires de l’innovation médicale

[…] Pourtant, la maladie se soigne et de nouvelles formulations ­pédiatriques existent. Le talon d’Achille ? Le diagnostic. « Une méthode moléculaire d’examen du crachat l’a révolutionné chez l’adulte, mais elle est difficile à ­utiliser chez l’enfant, qui souvent ne sait pas produire de crachat et développe des formes extrapulmonaires de tuberculose », précise Mario Raviglione de l’OMS. L’université de Bordeaux a lancé en […]

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The 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health October 11, 2017

The 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health

October 11-14, 2017 – Guadalajara, Mexico. The 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health, which convened in Guadalajara, Mexico, on 11 to 14 October 2017. It united researchers, global advocates, civil society, scientists, healthcare professionals and students working on all aspects of lung health, under the theme ‘Accelerating Toward Elimination’. During that conference, Unitaid organised a […]

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WHO – Childhood and Adolescent TB working group meetings October 09, 2017

WHO – Childhood and Adolescent TB working group meetings

The annual meeting of the Child and Adolescent TB working group took place on Monday 9 October 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda in conjunction with the WHO AFRO Annual Review and Planning Meeting of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Nutrition Programme Managers in the East and Southern African Region.  The meeting had a […]

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