Friday, September 19, 2014

New book spotlight: WHO Global Tuberculosis Report 2013

Added to the Matas library collection in August, the World Health Organization's Global Tuberculosis Report 2013 provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic and progress in implementing and financing TB prevention, care and control at global, regional and country levels using data reported by 197 countries and territories that account for over 99% of the world's TB cases.

Contents include:
  • The burden of disease caused by TB
  • TB case notifications and treatment outcomes
  • Drug-resistant TB
  • Diagnostics and laboratory strengthening
  • Addressing the co-epidemics of TB and HIV
  • Financing
  • Research and developing
Annexes also include information on the methods used to estimate the global burden of disease caused by TB, country profiles, regional profiles, and key indicators for the world, WHO regions and individual countries.

Call number: WF 300 G562 2013

This item is currently located in the new book truck across from the copier.