This Public Health Grand Rounds session discusses how more patients can benefit from advances in diagnostic and treatment options, resulting in an overall reduction in morbidity from MDR TB. The session also explores the role of CDC, WHO, and other partners in combating the public health epidemic.
This report analyzes the extent to which donor programs and national health policies in countries where at least 20% of individuals with TB are co-infected with HIV include the 12 key collaborative activities put forward as guidelines to fight TB and HIV together by WHO.
This report details the steps that governments of countries with high burdens of TB-HIV and their partners have taken to turn a coordinated response to TB-HIV into reality at the country level, as well as the remaining gaps.
This pocket guide is intended to assist clinicians in managing HIV-infected patients with LTBI and drug-susceptible active pulmonary TB. The guide includes signs and symptoms, adult dosing, dosage forms, drug-drug interactions, side effects, and patient counseling points.
This document provides general overview on how incarcerated people across the United States are disproportionately affected by multiple health problems; specifically for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
This pamphlet provides a comprehensive introduction to the FAST strategy: a focused approach to stopping TB spread in congregate settings. FAST stands for Finding TB cases Actively, Separating safely, and Treating effectively. FAST focuses healthcare workers on the most important administrative TB transmission control intervention: effective treatment.
This report compiles best practices for psycho-emotional support and socio-economic support for TB and DR-TB patients from inpatient and outpatient programs globally. The social support interventions demonstrated in this report are intended to enable and ensure adherence to TB and DR-TB treatment, alleviate patient costs, and reduce the stigmatization of and discrimination against TB patients.
This application is based on the 2nd edition of The PIH Guide to the Medical Management of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis, published in 2014. It includes the most important reference tables and tools from the PIH Guide and is compatible with Android smart phones.
This field guide serves as a tool for practitioners working with children at risk of infection or diagnosed with MDR-TB. The guide was developed by a team of experts who have jointly treated hundreds of children with the disease over the last two decades over every region of the world. The guide focuses on issues relevant in clinical and programmatic practices and should be considered complementary to other existing recommendations.