Tuberculosis (TB)

Engaging all health care providers in TB control

Guidance on implementing public-private mix approaches

Authors:
WHO

Publication details

Number of pages: 54
Publication date: 2006
Languages: English, French
WHO reference number: WHO/HTM/TB/2006.360

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Overview

This document guides national TB programmes on how to engage all relevant health care providers in TB control and thereby promote the use of evidence-based, International Standards for TB Care. The experience and evidence on scaling up and sustaining Public-Private Mix is now clearly emerging. We hope that this document will help countries to scale up PPM DOTS more rapidly and contribute significantly to achieving the TB-related Millennium Development Goal.