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TB Notes 3, 2006
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  Art Therapy Helps Isolated Patients: Exhibition at Bellevue Hospital Center
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EIS Conference a Success for DTBE
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TB Notes Newsletter

No. 3, 2006


July 25–28, 2006
TB Program Management Intensive
San Francisco, CA
Francis J. Curry National TB Center

July 26–27, 2006
Meeting of the Advisory Council for the Elimination of TB
Atlanta, GA

August 11, 2006
TB Fundamentals
Columbus, OH
Northeastern Regional Training & Medical Consultation Consortium

August 14, 2006
First Meeting of the Focal Points for Training
Atlanta, GA
For info, contact: Amera Khan at or 404-639-6428

August 15–17, 2006
Sixth Annual TB ETN Conference, “TB Training and Education Magic: Tricks of the Trade”
Atlanta, GA
TB Education and Training Network

September 27–30, 2006
Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
San Francisco, CA
American Society for Microbiology

October 21–26, 2006
Chest 2006 Conference
Salt Lake City, UT
American College of Chest Physicians

October 23–24, 2006
Northeast TB Controllers Meeting
Nassau Inn
Princeton, NJ
New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
For info, call 973-972-0979

October 23–24, 2006
12th Annual Four Corners TB/HIV Conference
Radisson Woodlands Hotel
Flagstaff, AZ
For info, contact Gayle Schack
E-mail :
Tel: 303-692-2635
Conference website:

October 23–27, 2006
2006 Program Managers Course
Atlanta, GA

October 31–November 4, 2006
37th IUATLD World Conference on Lung Health
Paris, France
International Union Against TB and Lung Disease


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