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Tuberculosis (TB) prevention is essential for reaching the End TB targets in the South-East Asia Region (SEAR) set by the World Health Organization (WHO). These targets can be achieved only with additional interventions aimed at preventing TB. Optimal implementation of TB preventive treatment (TPT) is a critical intervention to accelerate reduction in TB burden in the SEA Region, which bears nearly 43% of the global TB burden. This situational analysis assesses the progress in TPT implementation in 8 countries including India. It aims to study the progress made in TPT coverage among household contacts in 2019 when compared with 2018; assess the progress made in adopting/adapting the latest WHO recommended policies on TPT, and to identify the major challenges and opportunities for TPT scale-up in SEA Region. While concluding that major progress has been made in this area it also outlines challenges in achieving the targets. It is a useful resource for implementers. Click here to read the document.