Tuberculosis control in refugee populations: a challenge to both relief agencies and national programs.

@article{Kessler1998TuberculosisCI,
  title={Tuberculosis control in refugee populations: a challenge to both relief agencies and national programs.},
  author={Christopher. Kessler and Martin Connolly and Mark Levy and John Porter and Hans Rieder},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={1998},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={105-10}
}
Today's worldwide tuberculosis epidemic and the movement of a growing number of refugees overlap geographically and have made tuberculosis control in refugee populations an issue of increasing importance. However, in developing countries, where both of these problems are concentrated, tuberculosis control in refugee populations remains a largely unmet need. Experience shows that despite difficult field conditions, tuberculosis control programs can be managed successfully in this setting. The… CONTINUE READING