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WHO Policy on TB Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities, Congregate Settings and Households

Source: World Health Organisation
Publication Date: January 1, 2009

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2009 World Health Organisation policy recommendations on controlling tuberculosis infection in multiple settings. Topics addressed include national and subnational activities to reduce transmission of tuberculosis (TB); reducing transmission of TB in healthcare facilities; infection control for congregate settings; reducing transmission of TB in households; prioritising measures and setting targets for TB infection control; and strength of the public health recommendations.

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Keywords: Tuberculosis - Resource-Limited Settings, Tuberculosis - Transmission and Prevention, Tuberculosis - Biomedical Prevention, HIV - Tuberculosis