HIV/AIDS

Guidelines for intensified tuberculosis case-finding and isoniazid preventive therapy for people living with HIV in resource-constrained settings

WHO guidelines 2011

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Publication details

Editors: WHO Department of HIV/AIDS; Stop TB Department
Number of pages: 187 pages
Publication date: 2011
Languages: English, French, Russian
ISBN: 978 92 4 150070 8

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Overview

The guidelines show how people with HIV can be protected from tuberculosis with regular, low-cost preventive medication. The guidelines present a set of recommendations that will help reduce TB disease in people living with HIV, their families and communities through a combination of screening for TB and provision of IPT.

Target audience: The guidelines are aimed at health-care workers providing care for people living with HIV, policy-makers and health programme managers working in the field of HIV/AIDS and TB. These guidelines are also intended for governments, nongovernmental organizations, donors and patient support groups that address HIV and TB.

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