Project Description


In 2016, the TB CARE II project funded the Global Implementation of Sustainable Upper Room Germicidal Air Disinfection: From Bench to Business Workshop. Hosted by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, GUV industry, researchers, end-users, NGOs, funders, and policymakers gathered to discuss how to implement sustainable upper room GUV air disinfection in high-risk TB settings. Sessions covered numerous topics including the updates to GUV luminaire testing protocol and testing labs and CIE testing protocol for testing GUV luminaries; sustainable GUV Guidelines; the development of sustainable GUV business models in India and Ethiopia; draft GUV maintenance manual; GUV initiatives in a series of countries; policies that enable sustainable GUV air disinfection; experience and testing of the prototype LED UV luminaires.