The guidelines feature recommendations on important developments in treatment and care which have occurred in the past seven years, since the publication of the previous guidelines.
The World Health Organization just published the first ever Global Hepatitis Report, which notes that the viral hepatitis mortality rate is increasing worldwide, while deaths caused by HIV and tuberculosis continue to drop.
Who Reports Global Burden of Viral Hepatitis is Increasing
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Tuberculosis Elimination (DTBE) is pleased to announce the release of "Implementing an Electronic Directly Observed Therapy (eDOT) Program: A Toolkit for Tuberculosis (TB) Programs".The purpose of the toolkit is to assist TB programs in developing and implementing an eDOT program. The toolkit provides a general overview of eDOT, steps for implementing a TB eDOT program, and sample forms that can be tailored to fit individual TB program needs.
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