TUBERCULOSIS AND HIV: A framework to address TB/HIV co-infection in the Western Pacific Region

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WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

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Publication date: 2004
Price: US $ 10
ISBN: 9290610913
Number of pages: 45

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Summary

The TB/HIV co-infection has resulted in increasing TB rates in several countries in the Region. In order to address this problem, a special Regional strategic framework for TB/HIV has been developed. This framework responds to the specific needs of TB and HIV/AIDS programmes in countries in the Region, where the nature and magnitude of the TB/HIV epidemic is different from that in Sub-Saharan Africa