WHO report on the tuberculosis epidemic, 1997
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WHO report on the tuberculosis epidemic, 1997

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English


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Statement[Kraig Klaudt, editor].
ContributionsKlaudt, Kraig.
The Physical Object
Pagination52p. :
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22579431M
ISBN 10011951530X

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WHO has published a global TB report every year since The main aim of the report is to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease, at global, regional and country levels. This is the sixteenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by WHO in a series that started in It provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic and progress in implementing and financing TB prevention, care and control . Throughout history, the disease tuberculosis has been variously known as consumption, phthisis and the White Plague. It is generally accepted that the causative agent, Mycobacterium tuberculosis originated from other, more primitive organisms of the same genus , results of a new DNA study of a tuberculosis genome reconstructed from remains in southern Peru suggest that. Global tuberculosis report WHO has published a global TB report every year since The main aim of the report is to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in prevention, diagnosis and treatment .

This report is WHO's 12th annual report on global tuberculosis control in a series that started in The report presents WHO's latest assessment of the epidemiological burden of TB (numbers of cases and deaths), as well as progress towards the targets for global TB control that have been established within the context of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).Reviews: 1. THIS REPORT The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a global TB report every year since Its purpose is to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in the response to the epidemic, at global, regional and country levels, in the context of global commitments and strategies. This report WHO has published a global TB report every year since This edition is published in the lead up to the UN high-level meeting on TB. It provides a comprehen-sive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in the response to the epidemic, at global, regional and country levels. The report is based pri-. First programme report () and future plan (): Global tuberculosis situation and tuberculosis control programme (A). WHO/TB/ Tuberculosis Surveillance and Monitoring: Report of a WHO meeting, Geneva, March (G).

Get this from a library! Groups at risk: WHO report on the tuberculosis epidemic, [Courtney Singer; Global Tuberculosis Programme (World Health Organization)]. This report is WHO's thirteenth annual report on global tuberculosis (TB) control in a series that started in It presents WHO's latest assessment of the epidemiological burden of TB (numbers of cases and deaths), as well as progress towards the targets for global TB control that have been established within the context of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).Reviews: 1.   This report is the 13th annual report on global control of tuberculosis (TB) published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in a series that started in Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease usually caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) bacteria. Tuberculosis generally affects the lungs, but can also affect other parts of the body. Most infections show no symptoms, in which case it is known as latent tuberculosis. About 10% of latent infections progress to active disease which, if left untreated, kills about half of those affected.