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management, and elimination of TB.

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The goal of these materials is to teach patients about TB infection and to motivate them to start and complete treatment if diagnosed. The materials are designed to encourage provider-patient interactions for active learning through the process of testing and treatment decisions. There are four materials in this series and it is suggested to use the materials as a continuum, as they build upon each other.
Persons With LTBI
2014
The Latent TB Infection (LTBI) Treatment Fact Sheet Series is designed to complement patient education delivered by healthcare professionals. Each sheet provides patients with a written reminder of their treatment regimen, medication side effects, actions to take if side effects do occur, tips to help remain adherent to the medication, and instructions in the event a dose of medication is missed.
Health Professionals
2013
The 2013 World TB Day campaign will allow people all over the world to make an individual call to stop TB in their lifetimes. On this website, you will find a media centre, blog, and resources. These resources include campaign documents, posters, and t-shirt designs. The resources come in six languages - Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish.
General Public
2013
In this video, Dr. Caralee Caplan-Shaw and her patients clarify the risks of untreated latent TB infection and motivate your patients to complete treatment.
Persons With LTBI
2013
World TB Day poster available in 5 languages: Creole, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish
General Public
2013
This poster encourages people to buy queso fresco from safe sources. It was developed for and tested with low-literacy Spanish-speaking populations.
Non-U.S.-born persons General Public Hispanic or Latino persons
2013
The Latent TB Infection (LTBI) Treatment Fact Sheet Series is designed to complement patient education delivered by healthcare professionals. For each of the three CDC-recommended LTBI regimens, there is a fact sheet in the series that can be personalized for individual patients. Each sheet provides patients with a written reminder of their treatment regimen, medication side effects, actions to take if side effects do occur, tips to help remain adherent to the medication, and instructions in the event a dose of medication is missed.
Health Professionals
2013
Based on The Union's 93-years of working in the field, the new guide tackles the challenges of fulfilling each patient's potential for cure from both the clinician's and the programme manager's perspective.
Health Professionals International Agencies Managers and Supervisors
2013
This fact sheet presents TB morbidity rates for Hispanic/Latino persons in the United States. These statistics emphasize the need to eliminate TB and to focus on preventing and controlling TB in this minority group.
Policy Makers
2013
This fact sheet describes Mycobacterium bovis (bovine tuberculosis) in humans. It is also available in English.
General Public
2013

This fact sheet discusses TB testing for health care workers, people at high risk, and people with latent TB infection or active TB disease. This fact sheet is also available in English.

Health Professionals Infection Control and Occupational Health Workers
2013

This information sheet discusses the bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine for TB, which is used in many countries to prevent childhood tuberculous meningitis and miliary TB. It explains why the BCG is not generally recommended for use in the United States; suggests that the BCG should be considered under specific circumstances; and provides recommendations for when the BCG should be used with children and health care workers, and contraindications when it should not be used, such as for immunosuppressed persons and pregnant women...

Hispanic or Latino persons Persons with TB
2012
This fact sheet provides information on tuberculin skin testing. It explains how to interpret tuberculin skin test (TST) results, including special considerations.
Health Professionals
2012
This fact sheet covers when you should suspect Tuberculosis (TB). The fact sheet also details how to evaluate a person suspected of having TB disease.
Health Professionals
2012
This fact sheet provides information about TB and HIV/AIDS and its impact in the U.S as well as worldwide, its prevention challenges, and what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are doing to combat the issue.
General Public Health Educators/Communicators Health Professionals
2012