HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB, and Access to Essential Medicines, Working Group on TB
Investing in strategies to reverse the global incidence of TB
Nearly 2 million people die each year from TB. However, real progress has been made over the last decade in implementing DOTS – an effective intervention against TB. Investing in Strategies to Reverse the Global Incidence of TB describes the features of DOTS and offers a guide to implementing the system and achieving a universal standard of care based on proper diagnosis, treatment and reporting.