Tuberculosis (TB)

Practical Approach to Lung Health (PAL)


How is PAL a component of the Global DOTS Expansion Plan?

Rabat, Morocco. DOTS patients wait outside integrated health clinic.
Rabat, Morocco. DOTS patients wait outside integrated health clinic. WHO/TBP/Davenport
  • PAL has been designed to contribute to improving the case detection component of the Global DOTS Expansion Plan (GDEP) for TB control.
  • PAL improves the quality of TB diagnoses through the appropriate management of patients with respiratory symptoms.
  • PAL contributes to improving the quality of health care services.
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