Comparison of tuberculosis surveillance systems in low-incidence industrialised countries

Z. Mor, G. B. Migliori, S. P. Althomsons, R. Loddenkempere, L. Trnka, M. F. Iademarco

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Abstract

The comparative analysis of National Tuberculosis Control Programmes (NTPs) in industrialised, low-tuberculosis-incidence countries is limited. Analysis of applied methods, function and accumulated experience contributes to improving global tuberculosis control. A questionnaire addressing NTP surveillance infrastructure and characteristics was completed in 19 industrialised countries, with populations of >3 million and annual notified tuberculosis incidence rates of

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1616-1624
Number of pages9
JournalEuropean Respiratory Journal
Volume32
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2008

Keywords

  • Global health
  • National Tuberculosis Programme
  • Surveillance
  • Tuberculosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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