Items tagged with TB care

Tuberculosis and the right to health (post with simple image)

Health and Human Rights Journal Special Section on tuberculosis and the right to health.

New clinical practice guidelines: Treatment of drug-susceptible TB (post with simple image)

Jointly developed by the American Thoracic Society, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Infectious Diseases Society of America.

Desk guide for diagnosis and management of TB in children (post with simple image)

The Union has published the third edition of Desk Guide for Diagnosis and Management of TB in Children.

Voices from TB (post with simple image)

Voices from TB is a book compiling personal stories of people affected by TB in India - patients, survivors and their families.

Unknown unknowns: poverty and tuberculosis in Romania (post with simple image)

Mircea,[1] a former miner in his fifties, spent the last four years of his life succumbing to Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR-TB)[2] at the Pines Tuberculosis Sanatorium, which is located high on a mountain. After seven years with this otherwise curable illness, his family wanted little to do with him. He was one of the many patients who doctors in Romania refer to as “social cases”[3] [4]According to Dr. Ionescu at the Pines, patients like Mircea are “repeat clients” with “no chance of escape.” They are people with overlapping social and economic difficulties, such as poverty, homelessness, alcohol use, lack of family support, as well as the social stigma that comes with having TB in Romania.

World Health Day 2017: Let’s talk about depression and TB (post with simple image)

The prevalence of mental disorders among people with TB is estimated to be between 40-70%.

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