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UN Millennium Development Library: Investing in Strategies to Reverse the Global Incidence of TB

Series: UN Millennium Development Library Volume: 8

By: UN Millennium Project

224 pages, Figures, tables, diagrams


Paperback | Dec 2005 | #152539 | ISBN: 1844072231
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Volume in the UN Millennium Development Library on combatting tuberculosis, which is far more widespread and deadly than is realised in the advanced economies.

From the publisher's announcement:

Nearly 2 million people die each year from TB. However, real progress has been made over the last decade in implementing DOTS - an effective intervention against TB. Investing in Strategies to Reverse the Global Incidence of TB describes the features of DOTS and offers a guide to implementing the system and achieving a universal standard of care based on proper diagnosis, treatment and reporting. Other recommendations include efforts against HIV-related TB and multidrug-resistant (MDR) TB, engaging all care providers and communities in high quality care and developing new diagnostics, drugs and vaccines.

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