Salmaan Keshavjee

Salmaan Keshavjee

Salmaan Keshavjee, M.D, PhD is an Assistant Professor in Social Medicine and in Medicine at the Harvard Medical School and a Physician in the Division Global Health Equity at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He conducted doctoral research in medical anthropology at Harvard University on the health transition in post-Soviet Tajikistan. He currently works with the Division Global Health Equity and Partners In Health on the implementation of a multidrug-resistant TB treatment program in Tomsk, Russia, and a program to treat patients co-infected with HIV and multidrug- resistant TB in Lesotho. In addition, Dr. Keshavjee serves as the chair of the WHO Green Light Committee Initiative, which helps countries gain access to high-quality second-line anti-TB drugs so they can provide treatment for people with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in line with the WHO guidelines, the latest scientific evidence and country experiences.

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