MDR TB treatment as prevention: modeling the impact of improved MDR treatment in Vietnam

Location

Vietnam, Vietnam

Dates

09/01/2014 - 08/01/2015

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We are using transmission modeling to evaluate the potential impact of expanding DST and access to MDR TB treatment in Vietnam, demonstrating that better treatment of MDR TB can have tremendous impact in preventing future transmission.

Projects

A Blueprint for Success: Understanding the...

We are using a combination of statistical analysis and transmission modeling, in collaboration with the NYC Dept of Health &...

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TB Modeling and Analysis Consortium

The TB MAC brings TB modelers together from a wide range of institutions to answer questions of global policy relevance.  I...

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Modeling the impact of spatially targeted TB...

We have developed transmission models to understand the impact of TB vaccination strategies that target hotspots of...

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ICOHRTA Training Program (Fogarty)

International Clinical, Operational, and Health Services Research Award (ICOHRTA) training program. A training program that...

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Quantitative assessment of the tipping point...

Quantitative methods will be used to study Mtb dynamics to determine the tipping point for macrophage infection, which depends...

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