Enables the development and delivery of diagnostic tests for poverty-related diseases, including tuberculosis, malaria, sleeping sickness, hepatitis C, and HIV. Resources for researchers, policymakers, and advocates.
GIDEON, updated almost daily, has information on the epidemiology, treatment, and microbiology of infectious diseases. Includes an Infectious Diseases module and a Microbiology module. (Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Online Network)
The Infectious Diseases module encompasses over 350 infectious diseases, over 230 countries, and over 400 anti-infective drugs and vaccines. Microbiology module includes more than 1,500 microbial taxa (Bacteria, Mycobacteria, Yeasts). Over 21,000 notes outline the status of specific infections within each country. Also featured are over 5,000 images, 31,000 graphs, 350 interactive maps and over 435,000 linked references. GIDEON may be also used on mobile devices.
Provides pesticide-related topics relevant to West Nile Virus. The site includes links to relevant articles in MMWR, pesticide and toxicology information, and state, federal, and international information resources.
Creates and disseminates state-of-the-art resources and models of excellence to control and eliminate tuberculosis. Offers a calendar of training sessions, several free online courses, and an advice line for health professionals to call with case consultations or prevention recommendations.
A series of educational modules designed to provide basic information about tuberculosis for health workers and other professionals involved in the identification, treatment, and care of individuals with tuberculosis and latent tuberculosis infection.
Supports research covering basic, translational and clinical studies to better understand the national history of TB and the development of drug resistance. Also provides resources and animal models to investigators worldwide to facilitate biomedical research and help move drugs, vaccines and diagnostics closer to patients.
Provides access to OSHA standards, federal rules, the Regulatory Agenda (a list of actions being taken with regard to OSHA standards), directives (instructions for compliance officers), and standard interpretations related to tuberculosis. Also provides links to information on hazard recognition and solutions.