Items tagged with TB care

New toolkit for differentiated care in HIV and TB programs (post with simple image)

The Global Fund prepared a toolkit to help partners implement differentiated care approaches in HIV and TB investments with the aim of maximizing cost efficiency and better serving the different needs of various communities most affected by diseases.

Let's Talk TB – a new book for primary care practitioners (post with simple image)

Let's Talk TB is a book on the current best practices for TB diagnosis and treatment for all general and private practitioners in India and other high-burden countries.

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%.

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