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Title: Tuberculosis control as an integral part of primary health care
Other Titles: La lutte antituberculeuse : partie intégrante des soins de santé primaires
Authors: World Health Organization
Consultation on the Application of Tuberculosis Control within Primary Health Care Activities (1986 : Geneva)
Issue Date: 1988
Publisher: Geneva : World Health Organization
Language: Arabic
Dargwa
Chinese
English
French
Abstract: A practical guide to the many organizational and managerial problems encountered in efforts to integrate tuberculosis control into primary health care systems. Conveying the collective views of 27 experts in tuberculosis and public health, the book issues guidance on the basis of technical knowledge and practical experiences that can help programme managers anticipate problems, plan effectively, and avoid common pitfalls. Information is specific to the realities of facilities and the trained staff and resources available in developing countries. Chapters offer key recommendations for programme policy and management concerning BCG vaccination and chemoprophylaxis, case-finding and treatment, and the organization of sputum smear examinations. A chapter devoted to chemotherapeutic regimens extends practical advice on short-course versus long-course regimens, continuous versus intermittent regimens, hospitalization versus ambulatory treatment, and what to do in the case of bacteriological failure and relapse. The most extensive chapter discusses the integration of tuberculosis control into primary health care in terms of structural and managerial challenges, recommended control activities at the district level, and the importance of links with other programmes
Description: dar issued by: Afghanistan : H. L. M. Afghanistan
Working documents of Consultation issued as: TRI/TB.PHC
46 p.
Subject: Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Primary Health Care
Context: prevention and control
metadata.dc.subject.other: Communicable Diseases and their Control
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/39119
Other Identifiers: 9241542446
Other Language Versions: العربية
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