Union Training and Education

Childhood TB Learning Portal

Childhood TB Learning Portal

The Union’s Childhood TB Learning Portal will offer a variety of resources aimed to support countries’ efforts to address Childhood TB as well as MDR-TB. The offering of the Learning Portal is free interactive online courses, Childhood TB for Healthcare Workers, developed in collaboration with the World Health Organization and Childhood MDR-TB for Healthcare Workers.
The Global Health Bureau, Office of Health, Infectious Disease and Nutrition (HIDN), US Agency for International Development financially supported the development of the Childhood TB Learning Portal through TB CARE I under the terms of Agreement No. AID-OAA-A-10-00020.

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Childhood TB for Healthcare Workers (online course)

Childhood TB for Healthcare Workers is a six-module curriculum that covers how to diagnose, treat and prevent childhood TB, including how to perform contact screening. The modules are interactive and ask participants to make decisions about patient care in various settings through case examples.

The self-paced course takes six to eight hours to complete. It is designed for healthcare workers at the secondary and primary level of the healthcare system. The content is based on the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 2014 Guidance for national tuberculosis programmes on the management of tuberculosis in children, as well as The Union’s Desk guide for diagnosis and management of TB in children, and focuses on the clinical management of childhood TB.

Childhood TB for Healthcare Workers: EnglishFrançais, and Español

Childhood MDR-TB for Healthcare Workers (online course)

Childhood MDR-TB for Healthcare Workers is a course that can be completed entirely online and at your own pace. It covers how to diagnose and treat childhood MDR-TB, including programmatic considerations. The course is interactive and will ask you to make decisions about fictional cases.

The five-module course is designed for healthcare workers at the secondary level of the healthcare system. The content focuses on the clinical management of childhood MDR-TB.

Childhood TB for Healthcare Workers: English