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Guidelines for the prevention of tuberculosis in health care facilities in resource-limited settings
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Health care workers (HCWs) are essential in the fight against TB and they should be protected. Given the integral nature of HCWs in managing active cases and in preventing further transmission of M. tuberculosis, the World Health Organization (WHO) presents these guidelines to provide Member States with limited resources, with inexpensive and effective control strategies for prevention of M. tuberculosis transmission in HCWs. These guidelines serve not only to prevent patient-to...more

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English, Russian
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Secondary areas of focus: 
DOTS expansion, DOTS-Plus & MDR-TB, Laboratory, Other, Advocacy, Communication & Social Mobilization (ACSM)
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Date of entry:
March 23, 2007
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