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Australasian Clinical Tuberculosis Network

Welcome to our network dedicated to advancing tuberculosis
clinical research across Australia and New Zealand


The TB Pod

Presented by ACTnet, our monthly podcast brings you captivating conversations with leading clinicians, researchers, and policymakers, exploring why tuberculosis remains a pressing global health concern. Our podcasts are available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or directly from our host website.


May - Prof Philip Hill, McAuley Professor of International Health at Otago University, talks about TB household contact tracing and his experience in building research capacity in TB


April - We talked with Dr Lorenzo Guglielmetti from Medecins Sans Frontiers about the END-TB trial which looks at new alloral regimens for MDR-TB


March - We discussed TB diagnostics and the future of leveraged TB technologies with Dr Morten Ruhwald, Head of the TB programme at FIND Diagnostics


February - With Dr Chris Lowbridge from Menzies School of Health we explored the amazing work of the TB teams in the Northern Territory


January - We spoke with Dr Clifton Barry from NIH in Bethesda about his involvement in the PREDICT TB study, the TB Drug Accelerator and some of the most exciting drug developments in recent years. 

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