Summary Report: Lessons from roll-out of MDR-TB services

The summary report on multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) services was released during the ongoing Lung Week (12-17 November) and the 43rd Union World Conference on Lung Health in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Citizen News Service – CNS, a partner of the Stop TB Partnership, along with other partners such as National Partnership for TB Care and Control in India, Rural Youth Advocate for Health and Development in Nigeria, National Council of People Living with HIV in India (NCPI+), International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) India, Global Health Advocates (GHA), Sneha Foundation Varanasi, Asha Parivar, Vote For Health campaign, National Alliance of People's Movements (NAPM) and the Global Stop-TB eForum had hosted the online consultation and key informant interviews on issues related to multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB).

Shobha Shukla, Rahul Dwivedi and Bobby Ramakant from CNS provided support to manage the process.

This report presents the key lessons shared by participants and key informants from roll out of MDR-TB services in high burden countries such as India, Nigeria, Indonesia, among others. The consultation process was open during October-November 2012 and summary report is released during the Lung Week. 

To download the summary report click here

To read the e-publication, click here

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