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Providing Comprehensive, Patient-Centered Care: A Conceptual Framework for Social Support of TB Patients

TB disease occurs most often within the context of economic and social vulnerabilities, and patients receiving TB treatment frequently

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Ethics of TB Prevention, Care and Control: An Assessment Tool for National Tuberculosis Programmes

In 2010, the World Health Organisation (WHO) released Guidance on Ethics of Tuberculosis Prevention, Care and Control.  This guidance is meant to address all dilemmas related to the rights of TB patients, the community, TB programmes, and health care workers in the management of TB patients. 

The purpose of this tool is for programmes to assess themselves on topics covered in the WHO guidelines.  The tool will assist programmes in identifying potential strengths and gaps in the ethical treatment of TB patients.

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Ethics of TB Prevention, Care and Control: An Assessment Tool for National Tuberculosis Programmes

In 2010, the World Health Organisation (WHO) released Guidance on Ethics of Tuberculosis Prevention, Care and Control.  This guidance is meant to address all dilemmas related to the rights of TB patients, the community, TB programmes, and health care workers in the management of TB patients. 

The purpose of this tool is for programmes to assess themselves on topics covered in the WHO guidelines.  The tool will assist programmes in identifying potential strengths and gaps in the ethical treatment of TB patients.

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TB CARE II Hosts FAST Implementation Workshop

TB CARE II recently hosted a technical meeting on TB infection control in September 2016 in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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TB CARE II Hosts Insurance Meeting in Bangkok

The global drive for universal health coverage (UHC) provides important opportunities for strengthening TB control by emphasizing the need for more sustainable and effective funding models and the promotion of policies designed to improve universal access to high quality diagnosis, care and treatment.  In many countries, efforts to achieve UHC have taken the form of newly designed or expanded national and/or social health insurance programs.

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