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A false economy: we cannot afford to be complacent when it comes to Tuberculosis control

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dc.contributor.author Kirwan, Daniela E.
dc.contributor.author Gilman, Robert H.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-12-03T17:02:47Z
dc.date.available 2018-12-03T17:02:47Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/4291
dc.description.abstract During the 19th century a staggering one in four people died from tuberculosis. Incidence steadily declined with socioeconomic improvements and medical advances such that by the 1980s tuberculosis was considered a disease of the past and control measures were relaxed. This approach was premature: rising incidence led WHO to declare tuberculosis a global emergency in 1993. Control efforts were re-intensified and although incidence has now peaked, world population growth means that absolute numbers remain stable. The costs involved are substantial, with an estimated US$6·9 billion spent on global tuberculosis control in 2017,1 yet the effectiveness of available interventions across different populations remains poorly understood... en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:2468-2667
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject UNAVAILABLE en_US
dc.title A false economy: we cannot afford to be complacent when it comes to Tuberculosis control en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1016/S2468-2667(18)30019-7
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.00 es_PE


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