Capacity strengthening through pre-migration tuberculosis screening programmes: IRHWG experiences.

@article{Douglas2017CapacityST,
  title={Capacity strengthening through pre-migration tuberculosis screening programmes: IRHWG experiences.},
  author={Paul J Douglas and Drew L. Posey and Dominik Zenner and John Robson and Ibrahim Abubakar and Giancarlo Giovinazzo},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2017},
  volume={21 7},
  pages={737-745}
}
Effective tuberculosis (TB) prevention and care for migrants requires population health-based approaches that treat the relationship between migration and health as a progressive, interactive process influenced by many variables and addressed as far upstream in the process as possible. By including capacity building in source countries, pre-migration medical screening has the potential to become an integral component of public health promotion, as well as infection and disease prevention, in… CONTINUE READING