Tuberculosis Control in the Western Pacific Region: 2009 Report
(2009; 114 pages)


The 2009 report on tuberculosis (TB) control in the WHO Western Pacific Region presents data on disease burden, case notifications in 2007 and treatment outcomes for patients registered in 2006. The report also includes information on drug resistance, TB-HIV co-infection, laboratory services, profiles of seven countries with a high burden of TB in the Region, and a summary of the epidemiological indicators in Pacific island countries and areas in the Region. The report aims to provide an update on the current epidemiological situation of TB and to show progress in TB control in the Region....

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