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TB Prevention

National TB Program Objectives and Performance Targets for 2020

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This fact sheet outlines the overall mission of promoting health and quality of life by preventing, controlling, and eventually eliminating tuberculosis (TB) from the United States, and by collaborating with other countries and international partners in controlling global tuberculosis.

Historias personales sobre la tuberculosis

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Estas historias resaltan las experiencias personales de varias personas que fueron diagnosticadas y tratadas por la enfermedad de la tuberculosis, así como el trabajo de los profesionales de control de la tuberculosis.

TB Personal Stories

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These stories highlight the personal experiences of several people who were diagnosed and treated for TB disease, as well as the work of TB control professionals.

CureTB

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CureTB conecta a las personas con TB con los servicios de salud a medida que se mueven entre los Estados Unidos y otros países. Visite este sitio web para encontrar servicios y formularios de referencia para socios de salud pública que deseen presentar referencias a CureTB.

Universal Precautions for School Staff

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This information sheet discusses how to prevent infection from viruses in blood or body fluids in a school setting. It explains how blood borne pathogens are not transmitted, and lists the precautions to be taken to prevent contact with blood or body fluids. It advises first attending to the injured person, then continues with how to clean up the blood or body fluids, how to bag and dispose of soiled clothes or waste, how to clean and disinfect environmental surfaces, and how the attending person should clean himself/herself.

Mechanisms of Mycobacterial-Induced Immunity in HIV-Infected and/or Uninfected Individuals to Inform Innovative Tuberculosis Vaccine Design (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support innovative studies to identify and understand the immunological responses that mediate protection from Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) infection or progression to active tuberculosis (TB) disease. Such responses may be operative in mycobacterial infection, or following vaccination with Bacillus Calmette-Gurin (BCG) or investigational vaccines. Studies may focus on any stage of mycobacterial infection and may include HIV-infected and/or uninfected individuals.

Stop TB in My Lifetime: World TB Day March 24

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This poster with headshots of people of various race and ages, promotes World TB Day March 24. World TB Day provides an opportunity to raise awareness about TB and to support the worldwide fight against TB.

Stop TB in My Lifetime: World TB Day March 24

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This poster with differently sized pictures of people of various races and ages, promotes World TB Day March 24. World TB Day provides an opportunity to raise awareness about TB and to support the worldwide fight against TB.

Tuberculosis: Handbook for School Nurses

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This handbook provides information concerning the role of school nurses in the prevention, testing, and medical treatment of students with TB. The handbook is divided into three sections: TB Fundamentals with a particular focus on school-aged children; Applying TB Fundamentals in the school setting, which covers issues related to medication administration, treatment adherence, and directly observed therapy (DOT) in the school setting; and Appendices that include risk assessment guidelines, medication side effects, and templates for record keeping.

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