Global tuberculosis report 2012

Global tuberculosis report 2012

India, China, Russian Federation and South Africa have almost 60% of the world's cases of multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis reveals this 17th WHO report on tuberculosis that provides a comprehensive assessment of the TB epidemic & its prevention with data from 204 countries.

This is the seventeenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by WHO in a series that started in 1997. It provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic and progress in implementing and financing TB prevention, care and control at global, regional and country levels using data reported by 204 countries and territories that account for over 99% of the world’s TB cases.

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