AbstractThis booklet is addressed primarily to policy makers, NGOs and the general public to understand basic facts about TB and how to help in the global efforts to stop TB. Information on the disease, how it spreads and how it is diagnosed and treated, is presented in a simple easy-toread style. Also covered is what impact tuberculosis has had in the Region and what challenges need to be addressed. Progress made with TB control in the countries in the Region is also presented, as is the potential role of communities, industry, the private sector, media and other groups in efforts to control TB.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2005). Stopping tuberculosis. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/205913