ERS | monograph Guest Editors Giovanni Battista Migliori Giovanni Battista Migliori is a specialist in respiratory medicine and medical statistics, and an auditor of quality systems. He has over 20 years of experience in design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of TB and TB/HIV control programmes globally. Giovanni Battista Migliori is Head of Clinical Epidemiology of the Respiratory Diseases Service and Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for TB and Lung Diseases at Maugeri Care and Research Institute (Tradate, Italy). Giovanni Battista Migliori is active in TB control, training and research activities at a global level. In 2012, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, (London, UK) (honorary nomination, by-law 39b) and in 2014, he was elected Foundation Fellow of the European Respiratory Society (ERS). Giovanni Battista Migliori has published more than 400 peer- reviewed papers on COPD, asthma, pulmonary rehabilitation and TB (h-index: 59). He was: one of the authors of the first ERS TB guidelines in 1999 an author/coordinator of several guidelines supporting ECDC/WHO development of a European Union TB control policy an author on all of the guidelines belonging to the Wolfheze series (the European WHO/ International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD)/ECDC Consensus) a coordinator of the European Standards for Tuberculosis Care (ESTC) a promoter of the newly created Kosovo national TB Programme, in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and of the implementation of TB control in countries experiencing war or mass migration a coordinator of DST external quality assessment studies and drug-resistance surveys in several countries (Italy, Mozambique, Burkina, Kosovo, Russia and the Ukraine) a pioneer of the TB under-reporting evaluation with a series of important studies in different journals, which have been used by WHO to implement better surveillance Copyright ©ERS 2018. Print ISBN: 978-1-84984-099-6. Online ISBN: 978-1-84984-100-9. Print ISSN: 2312-508X. Online ISSN: 2312-5098. x
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