TITLE

Towards elimination of tuberculosis in a low income country: the experience of Cuba, 1962-97

AUTHOR(S)
Marrero, Antonio; Caminero, José A.; Rodríguez, Rodolfo; Billo, Nils E.
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Thorax;Jan2000, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66313275

 

Related Articles

  • TB elimination plan.  // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Aug2014, Vol. 92 Issue 8, p550 

    The article reports on an action plan to eliminate tuberculosis called "Towards TB Elimination in Low-Incidence Countries: Action Framework" which was developed by the World Health Organization and the European Respiratory Society and is designed to eliminate tuberculosis in countries with a low...

  • Tuberculosis: 12. Global disease and the role of international collaboration. Enarson, Donald A. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/11/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 1, p57 

    Discusses tuberculosis (TB) and the role of international collaboration in treating the disease. Global intervention to eradicate the disease; Lack of an effective vaccine to prevent TB in adults; Possible obstacles to meeting the objective of elimination of TB; Case management with directly...

  • Determination of the Incidence of Tuberculosis in Low-Income Countries. Colebunders, Robert; Caluwaerts, Séverine // Clinical Infectious Diseases;5/1/2008, Vol. 46 Issue 9, p1482 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article on the incidence of tuberculosis in low-income countries.

  • Vigilancia de la resistencia a los fármacos antituberculosos en Cuba, 2000-2009. Montoro, Ernesto; Lemus, Dihadenys; Echemendia, Miguel; Diaz, Raúl; Mederos, Lilian; Martinez, Maria Rosarys; Llop, Alina; Llanes, Maria Josefa // Pan American Journal of Public Health;Dec2011, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p615 

    Objective. Determine the prevalence of resistance to antitubercular drugs in Cuba in the 2000-2009 decade. Methods. A prospective longitudinal study was conducted. The sample group consisted of 2 285 Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates obtained from throughout the country in the period from 1...

  • Vigilancia de la resistencia a los fármacos antituberculosos en Cuba, 2000-2009. Montoro, Ernesto; Lemus, Dihadenys; Echemendia, Miguel; Diaz, Raúl; Mederos, Lilian; Martinez, Maria Rosarys; Llop, Alina; Llanes, Maria Josefa // Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica;Dec2011, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p615 

    Objective. Determine the prevalence of resistance to antitubercular drugs in Cuba in the 2000-2009 decade. Methods. A prospective longitudinal study was conducted. The sample group consisted of 2 285 Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates obtained from throughout the country in the period from 1...

  • The structuring of health systems and the control of infectious disease: looking at Mexico and Cuba. Anders, Tim // Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica;Jun2006, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p423 

    This paper considers the implications that distinct organizing principles for health systems have for the control of infectious diseases. The paper takes the health systems in Mexico and Cuba as examples of neighboring but widely divergent systems, producing different pubic health outcomes. The...

  • Controversies and Unresolved Issues in Tuberculosis Prevention and Control: A Low-Burden-Country Perspective. Abubakar, Ibrahim; Stagg, Helen R.; Cohen, Ted; Mangtani, Punam; Rodrigues, Laura C.; Pimpin, Laura; Watson, John M.; Squire, S. Bertel; Zumla, Alimuddin // Journal of Infectious Diseases;May2012 Supplement 2, Vol. 205 Issue suppl_2, pS293 

    Despite declining incidence in most high-income countries, tuberculosis shows no signs of disappearing in the near future. Although surveillance data from most Western European countries show relatively stable declines in the rate of tuberculosis over the past several decades, some have reported...

  • Elian's Fevered Island. Toolan, David S. // America;05/13/2000, Vol. 182 Issue 17, p6 

    Recounts the experience of attending a Catholic conference in Cuba. State of churches in Cuba; Human rights in Cuba; Economy of the country.

  • Bridging Implementation, Knowledge, and Ambition Gaps to Eliminate Tuberculosis in the United States and Globally. Castro, Kenneth G.; LoBue, Philip // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Mar2011, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p337 

    We reflect on remarkable accomplishments in global tuberculosis (TB) control and identify persistent obstacles to the successful elimination of TB from the United States and globally. One hundred and twenty nine years after Koch's discovery of the etiologic agent of TB, this health scourge...

  • Cuba making most of the Internet. Snow, Anita // Marketing News;9/24/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 20, p27 

    The article reports on the benefits of the Internet to Cuba. The two main goals of the country's Internet program are generating income and publishing the truth about Cuba in the world. The government's main site, Cubaweb.com, offers a service called Quick Cash which lets people use Visa,...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics