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The Emerging Threat of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Southern Africa: Global and Local Challenges and Solutions

Publication year: 
2011
Corporate author: 
The National Academy of Sciences
Publication details: 
Washngton, The National Academy of Sciences, 2011
Abstract:

A workshop report on drug-resistant TB in Southern Africa. The objectives of the workshop were to learn from the experiences of the southern African public health community in its fight against drug- resistant TB, and to draw lessons regarding best practices and novel approaches that can be applied both within and beyond the region. Topics covered in this report include: the incidence of drug-resistant TB in Southern Africa. Surveillance and tracking of drug-resistant TB follows and transmission and infections control, among others.