Global tuberculosis report 2012

Global tuberculosis report 2012

India, China, Russian Federation and South Africa have almost 60% of the world's cases of multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis reveals this 17th WHO report on tuberculosis that provides a comprehensive assessment of the TB epidemic & its prevention with data from 204 countries.

This is the seventeenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by WHO in a series that started in 1997. It provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic and progress in implementing and ļ¬nancing TB prevention, care and control at global, regional and country levels using data reported by 204 countries and territories that account for over 99% of the world’s TB cases.

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Report: Tuberculosis control in the South-East Asia region 2012.

Feature: New vision for revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme.

Report: Global tuberculosis control.

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Report: Totally drug resistant TB.

Guidelines: Surveillance of drug resistance in TB.

Report: Guidelines for management of drug-resistant TB.

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