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Author Broekmans, Jaap.

Title Investing in strategies to reverse the global incidence of TB / lead authors, Jaap Broekmans, coordinator ; Karen Caines, Joan E. Paluzzi
Published London ; Sterling, Va. : Earthscan : UN Millennium Project, Task Force on HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB, and Access to Essential Medicines, Working Group on TB, 2005
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Contents Millennium Development Goals -- Ch. 1. The emergency of tuberculosis -- Ch. 2. The global tuberculosis epidemic and tuberculosis control -- Ch. 3. Poverty, gender, children, and tuberculosis -- Ch. 4. Moving forward to achieve the Millennium Development Goals target for tuberculosis -- Ch. 5. Financing needs -- Ch. 6. Meeting the target in UN Millennium Project pilot countries -- App. 1. World Health Organization recommendations for implementing the DOTS strategy and its adaptations -- App. 2. Meeting the Millennium Development Goals target in Kenya -- App. 3. Tuberculosis and poverty in Cambodia -- App. 4. Tuberculosis and poverty in the Dominican Republic -- App. 5. Tuberculosis and poverty in Ethiopia -- App. 6. Public-private partnerships for new tuberculosis diagnostics, drugs, and vaccines : Aeras, FIND, and the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development -- App. 7. Summary of background paper on a two-month drug regimen -- App. 8. Full list of recommendations from the UN Millennium Project Working Group on TB
Summary "This report lays out the recommendations of the UN Millennium Project Working Group on TB. The working group's recommendations include expanding access to DOTS programs, implementing efforts against HIV-related TB and multidrug-resistant TB, engaging all primary care providers and communities in high quality TB care, and developing new diagnostics, drugs, and vaccines. These bold yet practical approaches will enable countries in every region of the world to halve the prevalence of TB by 2015."--BOOK JACKET
The Millennium Development Goals adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000 are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015--income poverty hunger disease exclusion lack of infrastructure and shelter-while promoting gender equality education health and environmental sustainability. These bold goals can be met in all parts of the world if nations follow through on their commitments to work together to meet them. Achieving the Millennium Development Goals offers the prospect of a more secure just and prosperous world for all. The UN Millennium Pro
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Subject Disease management -- Economic aspects.
Tuberculosis -- Epidemiology.
Tuberculosis -- Prevention.
Tuberculosis -- Social aspects.
Communicable Disease Control -- organization & administration.
Tuberculosis -- prevention & control.
Developing Countries.
International Agencies.
Tuberculosis -- epidemiology.
Tuberculosis, Pulmonary.
Form Electronic book
Author Caines, Karen.
Paluzzi, Joan E.
UN Millennium Project. Working Group on TB.
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