Anti-tuberculosis Drug Resistance in the World. Report no. 2: Prevalence and Trends Provides results of the survey conducted in 58 different countries geographical settings, between 1996and 1999 by WHO and the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Global Project. The aim of the Project is to collect standardized, reliable and comparable worldwide information on drug resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Guidelines for surveillance of drug resistance in tuberculosis. WHO and the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.
Proposes a standard tool for tuberculosis control programmes to implement and improve the performance of anti-TB drug resistance surveillance and drug sensitivity testing.
Part I: definitions, laboratories/diagnostic centres, sampling strategies
Part II: organization/survey outline, intake of patients, national reference lab, data analysis
- WHO's activities in tuberculosis strategy operations, monitoring evaluation
- WHO's recommended strategy for multi-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)
Stop TB Partnership
Global Drug Facility
International Union Against TB and Lung Disease