The annual IX All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference ”Current issues of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis in children and adolescents” was held in Yalta in the first decade of April. The conference brought together leading specialists in the field of pediatric phthisiology and infectious pathology, immunology and epidemiology of Russian Federation and other countries.
Within the framework of the conference various lectures, round tables and workshops were held. The participants discussed topical issues of immunodiagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection, treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in children, organization of anti-tuberculosis care in the context of COVID-19 pandemic.
The conference was attended by the Head of the Department of Phthisiopulmonology of the Belarusian State Medical University, candidate of medical sciences, associate professor Zhanna Krivosheeva. She made a presentation entitled “Methods of detection of tuberculosis in children in the Republic of Belarus”. Zhanna Krivosheeva shared her experience and results of the reforms pediatric tuberculosis service in our country. She also attended the round table “Modern technologies in the university educational process”.
According to the candidate of medical sciences, associate professor Zhanna Krivosheeva, the acquired guidelines and clinical recommendations will be used in the educational process as well as in the medical and advisory work of the Department of Phthisiopulmonology.
Author: Department of Phthisiopulmonology, Belarusian State Medical University, photo from the personal archive of Zhanna Krivosheeva
Translation: Varvara Boika