This document provides recommendations on the use chest radiography in TB detection. Specifically, the document provides information on chest radiography as a triage tool, diagnostic aid, and a screening tool. Additionally, quality assurance, safety, strategic planning, and technological developments are discussed.
WHO has published a global TB report every year since 1997. 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 report is updated annually.
These guidelines aim to reduce morbidity and mortality related to TB and HIV-associated TB among people who inject drugs (PWID) through the integrated delivery of a comprehensive and holistic package of care. The guidelines provide an update of the 2008 Policy guidelines for collaborative TB and HIV services for injecting and other drug users: an integrated approach.
This document shares best practices in engagement of health care providers in programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis that have been documented in different countries and regions and implemented by different stakeholders. Case studies presented in the document are lessons learned for scale-up of public-private mix for the management of drug-resistant TB at country level.