Global TB scenario and WHO perspectives on engaging pharmacists in TB control
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Presentation
- By: UPLEKAR, Mukund (World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland)
- Co-author(s): Blanc, Leopold (World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland)
With nearly 9 million cases and 2 million deaths occurring annually, tuberculosis (TB) remains a top killer infectious diseases worldwide. Building on the gains of a decade of DOTS implementation, WHO launched the Stop TB Strategy in 2006. Engaging all care providers in TB control is an important component of the Stop TB Strategy. In several.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.