List of WHO publications: Tuberculosis
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Title
Year
2014 Order Number    11500873 ISBN-13
 9789241548786
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Country health information systems provide a rich source of data on the burden of disease caused by tuberculosis (TB) and the effectiveness of programmatic efforts to reduce this burden, both of which are crucial for public health action. However, the available data are often underused, or not used at all. .../...
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Author WHO
Year
2014 Order Number    18000390 ISBN-13
 9789240693258
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Country health information systems provide a rich source of data on the burden of disease caused by tuberculosis (TB) and the effectiveness of programmatic efforts to reduce this burden, both of which are crucial for public health action. However, the available data are often underused, or not used at all. .../...
Title
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2014 Order Number    11500876 ISBN-13
 9789241564809
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
This is the nineteenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by WHO in a series that started in 1997. It 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 over 200 countries that account for over 99% of the world's TB cases. .../...
Title
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2014 Order Number    15400036 ISBN-13
 9789290224518
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
All 11 Member States of the WHO South-East Asia Region have sustained country-wide access to DOTS. Each year, more than 2 million TB cases are registered for treatment, and the treatment success rate among new smear-positive pulmonary TB cases has remained above 85% since 2005, and was 89% in the 2011 cohort. .../...
Title
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2013 Order Number    11508659 ISBN-13
 9789241564656
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
This is the eighteenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by WHO in a series that started in 1997. It 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 almost 200 countries that account for over 99% of the world's TB cases. .../...
Title
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2013 Order Number    18000237 ISBN-13
 9789240691827
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
This is the eighteenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by WHO in a series that started in 1997. It 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 almost 200 countries that account for over 99% of the world's TB cases. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    19300281 ISBN-13
 9789241548601
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
There have been calls to revisit the experiences of TB screening campaigns that were widely applied in Europe and North America in the mid-20th century, as well as more recent experiences with TB screening in countries with a high burden of the disease, and to assess their possible relevance for TB care and prevention in the 21st century. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    18000189 ISBN-13
 9789240691018
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
There have been calls to revisit the experiences of TB screening campaigns that were widely applied in Europe and North America in the mid-20th century, as well as more recent experiences with TB screening in countries with a high burden of the disease, and to assess their possible relevance for TB care and prevention in the 21st century. .../...
Title
Year
2012 Order Number    18000118 ISBN-13
 9789240689640
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
This is the seventeenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by WHO in a series that started in 1997. It 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 198 countries that account for over 99% of the world s TB cases. .../...
Title
Year
2012 Order Number    11507659 ISBN-13
 9789241564502
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
This is the seventeenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by WHO in a series that started in 1997. It 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 198 countries that account for over 99% of the world's TB cases. .../...
Title
Year
2012 Order Number    11500840 ISBN-13
 9789241564465
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Adopting electronic recording and reporting is not simply about choosing a piece of software: it is also about changing how people work. This is not a simple undertaking. This document introduces the key questions to be considered and illustrates what the questions, options and recommendations mean in practice by drawing on examples of recent experience from a variety of countries. .../...
Title
Year
2012 Order Number    18000085 ISBN-13
 9789240688452
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Adopting electronic recording and reporting is not simply about choosing a piece of software: it is also about changing how people work. This is not a simple undertaking. This document introduces the key questions to be considered and illustrates what the questions, options and recommendations mean in practice by drawing on examples of recent experience from a variety of countries. .../...
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2011 Order Number    13400113 ISBN-13
 9789289002462
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CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
This publication presents a roadmap to scale up a comprehensive response to the alarming problem of drug-resistant tuberculosis in the WHO European Region. Designed to prevent and control both multidrug- and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (M/XDR-TB) in the Region, the Consolidated Action Plan has six cross-cutting strategic directions and seven areas of intervention. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    15200145 ISBN-13
 9789290615217
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
Significant progress has been made in TB control in the Western Pacific Region in the past decade with a decline in the number of prevalent TB patients and the diagnosis treatment of over 10 million patients. .../...
Title
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2011 Order Number    15200146 ISBN-13
 9789290615224
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
The status of the tuberculosis (TB) epidemic and progress in control of the disease has been assessed annually since 1997. This report presents an overview of progress in reducing the burden of TB in the Western Pacific Region (the Region) using data on disease burden and case notification in 2008 and treatment outcomes for patients registered in 2007. .../...
Title
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2011 Order Number    19300241 ISBN-13
 9789241548250
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
In 2010, the Stop TB Partnership, the World Health Organization Stop TB Department and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria jointly organized an expert meeting and workshop on operational research, followed by international consultations. The goal was to identify priority areas in which knowledge gaps hamper optimal implementation of TB control activities. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    19300243 ISBN-13
 9789241502252
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Diabetes triples the risk of developing tuberculosis (TB). Consequently rates of TB are higher in people with diabetes than in the general population, and diabetes is a common comorbidity in people with TB. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    11500811 ISBN-13
 9789241548168
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
The first edition of this book "Assessing tuberculosis prevalence through population-based surveys" was published by the World Health Organization in 2007. Its aim was to provide guidance to countries about how to estimate the prevalence of tuberculosis (TB) disease through population-based surveys. .../...
Title
Year
2010 Order Number    11504397 ISBN-13
 9789241547833
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The World Health Organization's Stop TB Department has prepared this fourth edition of Treatment of tuberculosis: guidelines, adhering fully to the new WHO process for evidence-based guidelines. Several important recommendations are being promoted in this new edition. .../...
Title
Year
2009 Order Number    11500767 ISBN-13
 9789241547765
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) are increasingly encountered in resource-limited settings. In the context of a national response to MDR- and XDR-TB, health workers in TB clinics (in district hospitals and some accredited health centres) will need to diagnose MDR-TB, initiate second-line anti-TB drugs, and monitor MDR-TB treatment. .../...
Title
Author Piot, A., Chaulet, P.
Year
2008 Order Number    11500624 ISBN-13
 9789241546676
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
An adequate strategy for the control of tuberculosis (TB) globally calls for a comprehensive approach to address all of the main constraints facing TB control, including emerging challenges, as well as the main risk factors influencing the incidence of TB and socioeconomic and environmental aspects. .../...
Title
Year
2008 Order Number    14600045 ISBN-13
 9789290216360
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
This book is a pictorial based on a photo shoot conducted by Italian photographer Ricardo Venturi and sponsored by WHO and the Stop TB Partnership in Afghanistan in 2007. The photo shoot was carried out in conjunction with the visit of global Stop TB Ambassador Ms Anna Cataldi, who has helped raise support for tuberculosis control, tuberculosis patients and affected families in Afghanistan. .../...
Title
Year
2008 Order Number    15200117 ISBN-13
 9789290613879
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
This revised framework provides guidance to countries in the Western Pacific Region to step up implementation of TB-HIV collaborative activities. It recommends that all people living with HIV-AIDS should be screened for TB as part of their routine care, and similarly, all patients with TB should be tested for HIV infection in TB facilities, in both instances at the point of care. .../...
Title
Year
2008 Order Number    11501613 ISBN-13
 9789241563611
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) has been recorded at the highest rates ever, according to this new report that presents findings from the largest survey to date on the scale of drug resistance in tuberculosis. This fourth global report is based on information collected between 2002 and 2006 on 90 000 TB patients in 81 countries. .../...
Title
Year
2008 Order Number    11500671 ISBN-13
 9789241546980
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
The revised International Health Regulations, adopted in 2005, provide a legal framework for a more effective coordinated international response to emergencies caused by outbreaks of infectious diseases. A number of provisions are relevant to the detection and control of TB during air travel, strengthening the authority of WHO and of national public health authorities in this domain. .../...
Title
Year
2008 Order Number    11503671 ISBN-13
 9789241547505
Price
CHF 5,00  / US$ 6,00 Developing countries    CHF 3,50
English
The emergence of MDdR-TB and extensively drug-resistant TB (XDdR-TB) has raised special concerns in relation to the international spread of particularly dangerous strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Since the 2006 edition was published, several incidents have occurred involving air travel and potential transmission of TB. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    15200100 ISBN-13
 9789290612414
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
This plan has been developed within the context of the new global Stop TB strategy. It provides a road map with strategies clearly laid out for achieving the 2010 goal. The plan will guide countries and areas in further developing their national five-year TB control plans. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    11500687 ISBN-13
 9789241563307
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
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Title
Year
2006 Order Number    11500669 ISBN-13
 9789241594110
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
This book is directed specifically to national TB control programmes and their partners. It is intended to help to select and implement the steps needed to ensure that the guiding principles of equity and poverty reduction are translated into practical measures - and that these practical measures are integrated into the national TB services and linked to broader poverty alleviation efforts. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    11500663 ISBN-13
 9789241546959
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
These new guidelines on the programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis represent the best current knowledge in the management of drug-resistant TB and MDR-TB, and offer ample options to tailor diagnosis and care to different epidemiological and programmatic conditions worldwide. .../...
Title
Year
2005 Order Number    15200077 ISBN-13
 9789290611967
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
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Title
Year
2004 Order Number    11500613 ISBN-13
 9789241562850
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
The WHO/IUATLD 3rd global report on anti-tuberculosis drug resistance in the world provides data from drug resistance surveys conducted in 77 different countries/geographical settings, between 1999 and 2002. The aim of the project is to collect standardized, reliable and comparable worldwide information on drug resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    11500568 ISBN-13
 9789241546348
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
Developments since 1996, particularly in the TB/HIV field, have now prompted a second edition of this popular manual which provides a pocket-sized guide to the clinical management of TB, particularly in patients suffering from co-infection with HIV. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    15200047 ISBN-13
 9789290610564
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
These Regional Guidelines have been prepared to guide both laboratory and national TB programme staff in strengthening quality assurance of sputum smear microscopy. The aim is to improve the quality of the National TB Programme in the Western Pacific Region. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    15200048 ISBN-13
 9789290610915
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
This annual report provides information on the state of tuberculosis control in the Region. It contains regional data on the notification of new TB cases and on the outcome of treatment as well as information on the DOTS coverage in the Region.
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    15200050 ISBN-13
 9789290610939
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
Building on work done at the global level, this book presents evidence from the Western Pacific Region on the relationship between poverty and TB.
Title
Author Frieden, T.
Year
2004 Order Number    11502155 ISBN-13
 9789241546034
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
The second edition of this practical, authoritative reference book provides a rational basis for the diagnosis and management of tuberculosis. Written by a number of experts in the field, it remains faithful to Kurt Toman's original question-and-answer format, with subject matter grouped under the three headings Case detection, Treatment, and Monitoring. .../...
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    11500526 ISBN-13
 9789241545990
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 30,00
English
Adherence to therapies is a primary determinant of treatment success. Poor adherence attenuates optimum clinical benefits and therefore reduces the overall effectiveness of health systems. "Medicines will not work if you do not take them". .../...
Title
Year
2002 Order Number    15200025 ISBN-13
 9789290610175
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
One thousand people die from TB each day in the Western Pacific Region. In response to the growing epidemic, a Tuberculosis (TB) crisis was declared in the Region in 1999. This publication provides an overview of the Stop TB Special Project, established in the Region in response to the crisis. A major goal of the Special Project is to halve the regional TB burden by 2010. .../...
Title
Year
2000 Order Number    19302117  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
This report presents the latest findings of a major collaborative study aimed at measuring the prevalence of anti-tuberculosis drug resistance throughout the world. Drawing on data collected from 1997-2000, the report covers the second phase of a global project organized by WHO, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD), and other partners. .../...
Title
Year
1999 Order Number    19301167  
 
Price
CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries    CHF 9,80
English
A practical guide to the organization and management of laboratory services for tuberculosis control. Addressed to programme managers and administrators, the volume is the first in a series of three guides aimed at improving the quality of bacteriological services as an essential support for accurate diagnosis and reliable monitoring of treatment progress. .../...
Title
Year
1999 Order Number    19302167  
 
Price
CHF 16,00  / US$ 19,20 Developing countries    CHF 11,20
English
An illustrated guide to microscopy as a simple, inexpensive, and reliable technique for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis and the monitoring of treatment progress and outcome. .../...
Title
Year
1999 Order Number    19303167  
 
Price
CHF 22,00  / US$ 26,40 Developing countries    CHF 15,40
English
A practical guide to the many special techniques needed for the successful culture of specimens of Mycobacterium tuberculosis . Noting that bacteriological culture of tuberculosis is notoriously slow, difficult, and expensive, the guide concentrates on the exact procedures and precautions needed to prevent errors and ensure reliable results. .../...
Title
Year
1998 Order Number    19300148  
 
Price
CHF 12,00  / US$ 14,40 Developing countries    CHF 8,40
English
This book provides a comprehensive guide to the steps to follow when conducting a review of a national tuberculosis programme and collecting the data needed to monitor progress, identify problems, and plan solutions. .../...
Title
Year
1997 Order Number    19300109  
 
Price
CHF 12,00  / US$ 14,40 Developing countries    CHF 8,40
English
The guidelines online provides expert practical guidelines for the treatment and control of tuberculosis within the context of national TB programmes. Now in its second edition, the manual has been revised to reflect considerable experience, since 1993, in the use of WHO recommended control strategies. .../...
Title
Year
1986 Order Number    16100498 ISBN-13
 9789275114988
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
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