This section hosts guidelines, manuals and toolkits to strengthen public health practice.
The October 2020 Global TB report reviews TB control strategies and United Nations (UN) targets set in the political declaration at the September 2018 UN General Assembly high-level meeting on TB held in New York. Progress in TB care and prevention has been very slow. In 2019, TB remained the most common cause of death from a single infectious pathogen. This study recommends that national TB programs include interventions for post-tuberculosis holistic wellbeing. From first detection of COVID-19 global coordination, political will and huge financial investments have led to the development of effective vaccines against COVID-19 . This study emphasizes that the world now needs to place similar focus on development of new vaccines for TB, utilizing new technological methods. It is a useful study for policy makers. Click here to read the study.