Dr. Svetlana Pak is a Regional TB Consultant with over 15 years of experience in different areas of TB control, including TB control in vulnerable populations. She provides technical support to countries in TB program gaps analysis and needs assessment, strategic planning and development of national plans for implementation of innovations in TB diagnostics and treatment. Svetlana has experience in development of training modules and facilitation of trainings for TB professionals and local NGOs.
Her main areas of interest are programmatic management of drug resistant tuberculosis, innovative approaches in diagnostics and treatment of tuberculosis including drug resistant forms, TB control in prisons, ambulatory model of care and psycho-social support.
Currently Svetlana is based in Kazakhstan as KNCV Regional Technical Director to coordinate and provide technical support to the NTPs in the CA region and Ukraine.