TITLE

Government told to set clearer TB action targets

PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Nursing Standard;2/9/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 22, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on specific targets needed to ensure the British government's action plan on tuberculosis (TB). Reason for the limitation of the plan; Scope of the action plan; Importance of controlling the spread of the disease.
ACCESSION #
16179084

 

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