Tuberculosis (TB) large capacity building workshops

Dates / duration  

27-29 January, 2020


Lisbon, Portugal 

Objectives /    Learning Outcomes  


Upon the completion of this training, the participants will be able to:
  • To diagnose tuberculosis (TB) through the isolation and characterisation of mycobacteria in order to support public health initiatives (e.g. molecular typing). 
  • To coordinate national TB laboratory networks. 

Target audience  

Participants identified within the network 


The training seeks to strengthen capacity in Member States with regard to laboratory diagnosis of tuberculosis. The program will be developed under the European Reference Laboratory Network for Tuberculosis (ERLTB-Net; ECDC/GRANT/2018/001), by the consortium of partners managing the implementation of activities based on identified needs of the network.

Note: This course is not open for public enrolment. Participation is through invitation by the focal point of the respective disease programme or function areas which is guided by the framework of collaboration between ECDC and the Coordinating Competent Bodies of Member States.