European TB strategy
- Letter from the Editor. // Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal;Feb2011, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p87
The article discusses the prevalence of tuberculosis (TB), a curable bacterial disease. Despite antibiotics, millions of people continue to develop TB each year and nearly 2 million die of the illness. Details are given on a program called Global Plan to Stop TB launched by the World Health...
- Tuberculosis advance halted, claims WHO. // Nature;4/10/1997, Vol. 386 Issue 6625, p534
Announces that the World Health Organization has claimed to have halted the upward surge in the global incidence of tuberculosis. The amount of cases reported in the 1990s.
- Combating tuberculosis: WHO's latest battle. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;10/30/2010, Issue 615, p1
The article reports on The Global Plan to Stop TB 2011-2015 launched by the World Health Organization which aims to reduce TB prevalence and death rates by 2015.
- Imagine victory over tuberculosis. Hanson, Christy // World Health;Mar/Apr95, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p22
Assesses the tuberculosis program of the World Health Organization. Education and training of health workers; Identification and treatment of tuberculosis patients; Establishment of regular drug supplies.
- WHO lauds India's TB control efforts. // BioSpectrum;Oct2012, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p12
The article reports that the 5th Government of India-World Health Organization (WHO) Joint Monitoring Mission (JMM) of the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program (RNTCP) has supported India's 2012-2017 National Strategic Plan (NSP) for tuberculosis (TB) Control.
- What priority for TB? // Nature;1/6/1994, Vol. 367 Issue 6458, p2
Opinion. Discusses the reaction of governments to tuberculosis. Publication of the report `TB: A Global Emergency--Low Priority,' by World Health Organization (WHO). Projections for the turn of the century; Government agencies turning down requests for aid; Tuberculosis as a readily...
- Warning signals. Gopal, Kevin // Pharmaceutical Executive;May98, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p38
Anticipates the global tuberculosis (TB) control targets of the World Heath Organization (WHO) to remain unmet due to lack of progress by key countries. List of countries that adopted WHO's control strategy; Countries that have delayed implementing the strategy.
- Tuberculosis Treatment Interruptions--Ivano Oblast, Russian Federation, 1999. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;3/23/2001, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p201
Presents information on a tuberculosis (TB) control project implemented by the World Health Organization (WHO) in the Ivanovo oblast of the Russian Federation. Basis of the project; Incidence of adult TB cases in Ivanovo from 1996 to 1998; Findings of the project.
- Strengthening `DOTS' through community care for tuberculosis. Squire, S. Bertel; Wilkinson, David // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/29/97, Vol. 315 Issue 7120, p1395
Editorial. Suggests the strengthening of directly observed treatment short-course (DOTS) as the World Health Organization's (WHO) current global tuberculosis control strategy. Global epidemiology of tuberculosis; Elements of WHO's strategy; Predictors of success; Relation of accessibility of...