Through the presentations provided in this session and the subsequent discussions, individual workshop speakers and participants noted key innovations and action items. They include the following:
Finally, since the workshop, a research network on pediatric drug-resistant TB, The Sentinel Project on Pediatric Drug-Resistant TB, has been launched by two workshop participants.7
7 Since the workshop, Mercedes Becerra, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, and Soumya Swaminathan, Head, Division of Clinical Research, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, collaborated to launch a research network on pediatric drug-resistant TB. As of April 2012, more than 140 individuals from more than 30 countries had come together to collaborate on joint projects through the network, titled The Sentinel Project on Pediatric Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis. More information is available at http://sentinel-project.org/ (accessed April 30, 2012).