Day of Lung Science_March 2020

Topic 1: Pulmonary rehabilitation for post-tuberculosis lung disorders

Presenter: Prof. Rupert Jones
Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Observational and
Pragmatic Research Institute, Singapore
Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry,
Plymouth University
Co-Director, Makerere University Lung Institute –MakCHS

Summary of Presentation

• Burden of post TB lung disease
• Management of post TB lung disease
• What is pulmonary rehabilitation (PR)
• What is the current evidence for PR in PTBLD
• Outline of current research we are undertaking


Topic 2: TeachBox – Online Health Education

Presenter: Stuart Blatston
Clinical and Operations Director – The 625

Summary of Presentation

TeachBox allows organisations to provide high-quality, low-cost,
well-governed education for low and middle income countries. It started
life in rural Uganda for emergency medical training and has been further
developed to allow teaching of the broadest range of subjects, through
local facilitators, with minimum data use. We will demonstrate a
respiratory module on
biomass smoke.