Tuberculosis (TB)

Community involvement in tuberculosis care and prevention: towards partnerships for health

World Health Organization

Cover of publication: Community involvement in TB care

Publication details

Number of pages: 83
Publication date: 2008
ISBN: 9789241596404



This publication provides guiding principles for WHO Member States to promote the involvement of people with tuberculosis (TB) and the community in TB care and prevention. These recommendations are designed to support health policy-makers – and patients’ groups and local partners – in including community involvement activities in national strategic plans to control TB. The recommendations also offer advice on how to fund this work and successfully scale up approaches that have worked effectively.

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