WHO's new End TB Strategy

  title={WHO's new End TB Strategy},
  author={Mukund W Uplekar and Diana E Weil and Knut Lonnroth and Ernesto Jaramillo and Christian Lienhardt and Hannah Monica Yesudian Dias and Dennis Falzon and Katherine Floyd and Giuliano Gargioni and Haileyesus Getahun and Christopher M Gilpin and Philippe Glaziou and Malgorzata Grzemska and Fuad Mirzayev and Hiroki Nakatani and Mario C Raviglione},
  journal={The Lancet},
Global Tuberculosis Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva,
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Operational research to strengthen tuberculosis control in the Americas.
Despite progress on TB control in the Region, challenges remain, including insufficient diagnostic capacity that limits case detection; high prevalence of HIV in TB patients; and an epidemiological transition with growing presence of comorbidities.
Tuberculosis 2015: Burden, Challenges and Strategy for Control and Elimination
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To reach the ambitious targets of the End TB Strategy, strengthened surveillance systems, patient-centred analyses, and intensified implementation research are essential to operationalize and optimize existing and novel interventions for tuberculosis prevention and high-quality care that address programmatic gaps and barriers faced by patients.
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It is argued that historically successful social solutions must be revisited and improved upon if current worldwide tuberculosis rates are to be sustainably reduced in the long term.
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Tuberculosis: WHO-Recommended Strategies and Global Health Perspectives
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Setting new targets in the fight against tuberculosis
There was broad agreement on a proposed set of interim targets for the year 2025 on the path of meeting the aspirational goal of “zero TB deaths, zero TB disease and zero suffering,” and a bold 2025 target linked to universal health coverage, to reach “ zero catastrophic expenditure for families affected by TB by 2025.
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In a Collection Review for the Universal Health Coverage Collection, Knut Lönnroth and colleagues propose a framework for monitoring both health and social protection coverage, as well as their