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WHO report on the tuberculosis epidemic, 1997

World Health Organization. Global TB Programme.

WHO report on the tuberculosis epidemic, 1997

by World Health Organization. Global TB Programme.

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[Kraig Klaudt, editor].
ContributionsKlaudt, Kraig.
The Physical Object
Pagination52p. :
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22579431M
ISBN 10011951530X

  Anti-tuberculosis drug-resistance in the world, Report No. 2 follows up on a report from WHO and the International Union Against Tuberculosis . Reports & Articles plus icon. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports (MMWRs) DTBE Authored Journal Articles; Tuberculosis Laboratory Aggregate Reports; Slide Sets plus icon. Epidemiology of Tuberculosis Among Non-U.S. –Born Persons in the United States, –; Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis, Slide Sets.

Tuberculosis emerged as an epidemic in the s, began to decline as sanitation improved in the 19th century, and retreated further when effective therapy was developed in the s. TB was virtually forgotten until a recent resurgence in the U.S. and around the world-ominously, in forms resistant to commonly used medicines.   This is the eighteenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by WHO in a series that started in It provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic and progress in implementing and financing TB prevention, care and control at global, regional and country levels using data reported by almost countries that account for over 99% of the world's TB cases.

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This breakthrough is a strategy known as DOTS, (Directly Observed Treatment, Short-course). TB: WHO report on the tuberculosis epidemic View/ Open. Part 1 - Low resolution (‎Mb)‎. WHO has published a global TB report every year since The main aim of the report is to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease, at global, regional and country levels.

This is the sixteenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by WHO in a series that started in It provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic and progress in implementing and financing TB prevention, care and control.

Throughout history, the disease tuberculosis has been variously known as consumption, phthisis and the White Plague. It is generally accepted that the causative agent, Mycobacterium tuberculosis originated from other, more primitive organisms of the same genusresults of a new DNA study of a tuberculosis genome reconstructed from remains in southern Peru suggest that.

Global tuberculosis report 1997 book has published a global TB report every year since The main aim of the report is to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

This report is WHO's 12th annual report on global tuberculosis control in a series that started in The report presents WHO's latest assessment of the epidemiological burden of TB (numbers of cases and deaths), as well as progress towards the targets for global TB control that have been established within the context of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).Reviews: 1.

THIS REPORT The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a global TB report every year since Its purpose is to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in the response to the epidemic, at global, regional and country levels, in the context of global commitments and strategies.

This report WHO has published a global TB report every year since This edition is published in the lead up to the UN high-level meeting on TB. It provides a comprehen-sive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in the response to the epidemic, at global, regional and country levels.

The report is based pri. First programme report () and future plan (): Global tuberculosis situation and tuberculosis control programme (A). WHO/TB/ Tuberculosis Surveillance and Monitoring: Report of a WHO meeting, Geneva, March (G).

Get this from a library. Groups at risk: WHO report on the tuberculosis epidemic, [Courtney Singer; Global Tuberculosis Programme (World Health Organization)].

This report is WHO's thirteenth annual report on global tuberculosis (TB) control in a series that started in It presents WHO's latest assessment of the epidemiological burden of TB (numbers of cases and deaths), as well as progress towards the targets for global TB control that have been established within the context of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).Reviews: 1.

This report is the 13th annual report on global control of tuberculosis (TB) published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in a series that started in Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease usually caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) bacteria.

Tuberculosis generally affects the lungs, but can also affect other parts of the body. Most infections show no symptoms, in which case it is known as latent tuberculosis. About 10% of latent infections progress to active disease which, if left untreated, kills about half of those affected.

Tuberculosis is a serious public health problem in China. China has the world's third largest cases of tuberculosis (after India and Indonesia), but progress in tuberculosis control was slow during the ion of tuberculosis had stagnated at around 30% of the estimated total of new cases, and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis was a major problem.

These signs of inadequate. The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently released its edition of the Global Tuberculosis (TB) Report. The report provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic and progress in the response at global, regional and country levels for India.

WHO has been publishing global TB report every year since Key. Despite 90 years of vaccination and 60 years of chemotherapy, tuberculosis (TB) remains the world’s leading cause of death from an infectious agent, exceeding human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) for the first time (WHO b, a).

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that there are about million new cases and million deaths. In the late s New York city witnessed a dramatic epidemic of tuberculosis.

Bywith 3% of the US population, the city had 15% of the country’s cases. From to incidence increased from 23 to 50/and in some poor areas rates were much higher. Based on recollections of patients, interviews with participants in the government programs, available literature and statistics, and records of the Northern Affairs Program, Grygier examines the programs for the Inuit in all parts of Canada.

She also explores the history of tuberculosis in Canada, conditions of life in the North for both Inuit and non-Natives, and the development and. WHO has published a global TB report every year since Objective. To provide a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in the response to the epidemic, at global, regional and country levels, in the context of global commitments and strategies.

Key Findings. India Specific findings. This is the nineteenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by WHO in a series that started in It provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic and progress in implementing and financing TB prevention, care and control at global, regional and country levels using data reported by over countries that account for over 99% of the world's TB cases.Reports document worldwide epidemic The worst year in history for tuberculosis By Debra Watson 20 June Last year 3 million people died and 7 million became sick from tuberculosis, according.

Factsheet Key Facts Tuberculosis (TB) is the ninth leading cause of death worldwide and the leading cause from a single infectious agent, ranking above HIV/AIDS.

Inmillion people fell ill with TB in the African region, accounting for a quarter of new TB cases worldwide. An estimatedpeople died from the disease in the African region ( million globally) in