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TBnet Newsletter - February

Updated: Feb 25, 2021

Spring Scientific TBnet Meeting

Save the date!

27th May 2021

Virtual event

The meeting will be focused in the scientific activity of the network.

The most relevant results from the ongoing projects will be presented.

New proposals will be discussed. Please, do not hesitate to submit you proposals. The best proposals will be presented during the meeting.

The proposal form and more information about the submission can be found at the following link:

Update on TBnet study in TB in migrants

The TBnet study on “migrant-sensitive care and tuberculosis treatment outcome and completion” is open for recruitment. Centres treating active TB or latent TB infection are welcome to join. To date, more than 20 centres have expressed their interested in participating and 5 have already obtained approval from local ethics review boards. An online data collection tool is being finalized to facilitate transfer of anonymized data. If interested or looking for additional information, check the link on the TBnet website ( ) or contact directly Lorenzo or Berit (,

TBnet monthly webinars on Clinical Cases, Research and Advocacy

Reminder: The second TBnet webinar will take place today, 25.02.2021 @16:00 CET!

Information about today's topics and log-in information can be found here:

Registration is not necessary

Webinars will be organized monthly and will cover three alternating topics: Clinical Cases, Research and Advocacy. The aim of the webinar series is to share knowledge as well as to keep and develop contacts between TBnet members and other colleagues even in the circumstances of the covid-19 pandemic. Webinars with speakers and panelists from TBnet and their collaborators will be organized by the members of the TBnet Steering Committee.

The webinars will take place every last Thursday of each month @16:00.

Webinar topics/schedule 2021

January – Research; February – Clinical Case; March – Advocacy; April - Clinical Case; May – Research; June - Clinical Case; July – Advocacy; August - Clinical Case; September – Research; October - Clinical Case; November – Advocacy; December - the Year in Review

The information about speakers for each webinar will be shared through TBnet mail and social media.

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