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TB MAC ‘Introduction to TB Modelling’ post-graduate course – 2nd December 2015 – Cape Town, South Africa

The course is aimed at all individuals interested in modelling Tuberculosis and the impact of TB care and control programmes. We will introduce participants to the basic structures, assumptions, principles, and concepts of TB modelling, including key aspects of Mtb natural history and the impact and cost-effectiveness of TB care and control programmes. Participants will gain hands-on experience of using a TB model and how to appraise TB modelling papers. We will also highlight the role of modelling for policy and decision making and resources available from the TB Modelling and Analysis Consortium (

Places are limited to 25, and as we have been over–subscribed in the past 2 years, we encourage you or interested colleagues to sign up as soon as possible!  You can register for the post graduate course at the same time as you register for the Union conference.  Please visit the conference website for more details: