Course curriculum

    1. Course Description

    1. Initiating BPAL-L Drug Resistant-TB Regimen in HIV

    2. Updated DR-TB Guidelines

    1. Feedback Survey

    2. Quiz

About this course

  • 5 lessons
  • 2 CPD Certificate
  • Includes Guideline Downloads
  • Open Access for Active Subscribers


Dr Francesca Conradie

Researcher & HIV/TB Clinician

Dr Conradie has been with Clinical HIV Research Unit (CHRU) since 2000, where she serves as Deputy Director. She has authored and co-authored many journal articles and abstracts. She led the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society's development of guidelines for antiretroviral drug resistance testing and has assisted with the writing of the SAHCS guidelines for antiretroviral therapy in adults. Francesca is also a member of the Human Research and Ethics Committee of Wits University. Francesca obtained her MBBCh from Wits University in 1988. She was involved in general practice until she joined CHRU in 2000. Since then she has obtained a Diploma in HIV Management; a Diploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; and a Higher Diploma in Epidemiology (from the University of London). Dr Conradie joined CHRU as a sub-investigator. She has since been the principal investigator on a number of trials. She worked in the HIV clinic at Helen Joseph Hospital from 2001 until 2005. In that time, she participated in the start of the ARV rollout. She has gained extensive experience in ARV therapy and its complications, and in opportunistic infections. Her current research focus in MDR TB.