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Brief Guide on Tuberculosis Control for Primary Health Care Providers for Countries in the WHO European Region with a High and Intermediate Burden of Tuberculosis

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This manual has been written with the aim of developing the knowledge, awareness and skills of primary health care providers. Primary health care providers can play an important role in tuberculosis control through early detection of the disease, referral for treatment, and involvement in directly observed therapy. This manual is particularly relevant to primary health care providers in the countries of eastern Europe, the Baltic States, and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

Brief Guide on Tuberculosis Control for Primary Health Care Providers for Countries in the WHO European Region with a High and Intermediate Burden of Tuberculosis

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This manual has been written with the aim of developing the knowledge, awareness, and skills of primary health care providers. Primary health care providers can play an important role in tuberculosis control through early detection of the disease, referral for treatment, and involvement in directly observed therapy. This manual is particularly relevant to primary health care providers in the countries of eastern Europe, the Baltic States, and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

Tuberculosis Education and the Congregate Setting Contact Investigation: A Resource for the Public Health Worker

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This resource was developed for use by public health workers who provide TB education in congregate setting contact investigations. In addition to explaining how to effectively plan and conduct a successful TB education session, it contains: (1) a PowerPoint presentation on the basics of TB; (2) a list of TB-related terms, defined appropriately for lay audiences; (3) frequently-asked-questions (FAQ) sheet specific to contact investigations; (4) a pull-out TB fact sheet; and (5) an evaluation to assess the effectiveness of the TB education session.

Facility TB Profile: Working With Community Health Agencies to Strengthen LTBI Activities

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This resource will provide health departments with the ability to identify health care facilities in the community where targeted TB testing and treatment of LTBI are likely to be most successful and efficient. Used in conjunction with another product developed by the New Jersey Medical School National TB Center (NTBC), Identifying Missed Opportunities for Preventing TB, health departments should be able to strengthen activities in specific target facilities in the community.

Identifying Missed Opportunities for Preventing TB: a Resource for TB Programs

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This product will assist health department TB programs to document ways to decrease the number of TB cases. Specifically, programs can identify (1) providers who served the patient up to the TB diagnosis, and (2) points at which the provider failed to carry out TB testing and treatment recommendations. The product includes guidelines for completing the form, displaying data for analysis, and translating data into action.

Fight AIDS. Fight TB. Fight Now.

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In this flash film, Winstone Zulu, a TB/HIV advocate from Zambia, says that TB is the leading killer of AIDS patients living in Africa. From his own experience of living with both AIDS and TB, and having been cured of TB himself, he states that there is a desperate need for TB patients to be treated with TB drugs, as TB can be cured. He emphasizes that fighting AIDS in Africa means fighting TB. A 60-second PSA accompanies this flash film.

A Guide to Monitoring and Evaluation for Collaborative TB/HIV Activities

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This book was developed to assist in the management of TB and HIV/AIDS programs that are implementing or planning to implement collaborative TB/HIV activities. It is intended to facilitate the collection of standardized data and help in the interpretation and dissemination of these data for program improvement. It aims to ensure consistency across all agencies and stakeholders involved in HIV/AIDS, TB, and collaborative TB/HIV activities.

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