Items tagged with TB care

New report and monitoring tool: HIV, HCV, TB and harm reduction in prisons (post with simple image)

Harm Reduction International releases a report identifying some of the most important human rights and public health standards relating to HIV, HCV and TB in prisons, and the vital role of harm reduction provision in ensuring them.

WHO guidance on integrated care for people who inject drugs (post with simple image)

WHO consolidated guidelines: Integrating collaborative TB and HIV services within a comprehensive package of care for people who inject drugs

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%.

Guidelines for treatment of drug-susceptible tuberculosis and patient care, 2017 update (post with simple image)

The World Health Organization releases updated guidelines for the treatment of drug-susceptible TB and patient care.

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