Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) Tuberculosis (TB)

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) Tuberculosis (TB)

Description

This Web site presents information about tuberculosis (TB). It is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) National Prevention Information Network (NPIN).

This site provides information on the following:

  • What’s new in TB
  • TB today
    • The changing epidemiology of TB
    • Populations most affected by TB
    • Challenges to TB elimination
  • TB elimination and control today
  • Making the connection
    • TB and HIV/AIDS coinfection
    • What can AIDS service organizations do to help?
  • CDC TB guidelines and recommendations (featured and by category)
  • TB program management
    • The six components of TB prevention and control programs
    • Challenges facing low-incidence areas
    • Featured TB program management information
  • TB testing and treatment
  • Surveillance and data management
    • Featured TB surveillance reports
    • Tuberculosis Information Management System (TIMS)
    • TB-related Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports
  • Education and training
    • Featured TB education and training links
    • Regional Training and Medical Consultation Centers (RTMCCs)
    • Links to TB education and training resources and to the NPIN Materials Database
    • Links to mailing lists and listservs
  • Frequently asked questions (FAQs) and basic facts
  • Links to searches for organizations, materials, news, conferences, and funding
  • Links to HIV testing sites, satellite broadcasts, statistics, campaigns and initiatives, and downloads

Developer:

National Prevention Information Network

Funding Sources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

History

Release Date: 2003
Recent Summary: December 2006
Original Summary: December 2003
Last Updated: 04/14/08

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