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Health Protection Agency: Tuberculosis

This site gives information on tuberculosis world wide (key facts and figures).

Link [Last update: 2007-04-19; 14:28]

HPA: TB information sheets

These fact sheets are available in Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Urdu, Turkish, Bengal, Welsh, Russian, Somali, English.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 09:51]

WHO: Treatment of tuberculosis guidelines for national programmes

This paper gives background information about the tuberculosis epidemic plus a strategy and framework for effective tuberculosis control. It identifies standardised treatment regimes, HIV and TB, standardised management plan and essential anti-tuberculosis drugs.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 09:52]

WHO: Weekly epidemiological record

The WER serves as an essential instrument for the rapid and accurate dissemination of epidemiological information on cases and outbreaks of diseases under the International Health Regulations and on other communicable diseases of public health importance, including the newly emerging or re-emerging infections.

Link [Last update: 2007-04-19; 14:33]

IPPR: Migration, public health and compulsory screening for TB and HIV

Migration, public health and compulsory screening for TB and HIV. It examines the medical, legal and ethical issues surrounding on-entry and pre-entry screening and concludes that screening is ineffective, costly and may have negative rather than positive impacts on public health. Scroll down to view in pdf.

Link [Last update: 2007-04-19; 14:39]

NHS Direct: Tuberculosis

Click on 'T', scroll down to locate tuberculosis and click on for information on symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

Link [Last update: 2007-04-19; 14:41]

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