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Webinar: Exploring the Implications of the Delamanid Phase III and STREAM Trial Results

Note that the following PDFs listed at the top of this page were handouts shared with the Webinar:
--Phase III Clinical Trial Results at the 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health: Implications for the Field1, PDF
--TB CAB's Proposed Development Pathway for Regimens to Treat Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis, PDF
--The Devil We Know: Is the Use of Injectable Agents for the Treatment of MDR-TB Justified? PDF

               The Results Are In: Now What? Webinar Video

The first ever phase III trials for multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) finally yielded results. Treatment Action Group (TAG), ACTION, and the Drug-Resistant TB Treatment Scale-up Action Team (DR-TB STAT) presented the results in a Webinar held on December 12, 2017. We explored implications for the field, from the delamanid C213 trial and the STREAM trial to evaluate the shorter regimen for MDR-TB.

Participants included:

  • Dr. Francesca Conradie, Wits University 
  • Dr. Carole Diane Mitnick, Harvard Medical School
  • Marcus Low, Spotlight
  • Mandy Slutsker, ACTION
  • Moderator: Erica Lessem, TAG’s Deputy Executive Director – TB Programs.  

Based on the trial results and these discussions, TAG and DR-TB STAT issued the following brief on the shorter regimen: http://www.treatmentactiongroup.org/content/is-shorter-better