Updated Standards for Tuberculosis Care 

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Respiratory Society (ERS) have developed 21 patient-centred standards to guide clinicians and public health workers to ensure optimal diagnosis, treatment and prevention of tuberculosis...

UN European coalition on health

The UN European coalition on health is a coordination mechanism focusing on the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3 – to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages – in the pan-European Region, and of the health-related targets...

Global tuberculosis report 2016

WHO has published a global TB report every year since 1997. The main aim of the report is to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease at global, regional and country...

TB elimination at stake in Europe

New data released by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and WHO/Europe show that an estimated 340,000 Europeans had tuberculosis (TB) in 2014, corresponding to a rate of 37 cases per 100,000 people. Although new TB cases decreased by 4.3% on...

Prevention and care of tuberculosis

In this compendium, the WHO Regional Office for Europe has collected good examples of the prevention, control and care of TB. They want countries to be able to share their knowledge and experience of using the health-system approach to tackle health problems. This...