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This tool can be used by health professionals to help identify health care workers that may need TB testing. The resource also includes space to document the results of the TB assessment.

Health Professionals Nurses Physicians
2023

In this webinar, participants will learn about trauma informed care principles and practices that create safer and more supportive healthcare environments. The webinar is intended for nurses who treat and manage the care of patients with TB and LTBI.

Nurses
2021

The handbook provides information on safety issues involved in the processing and management of samples potentially containing Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Topics covered in the handbook include safe working practices, laboratory infrastructure and layout, personal protective equipment, and more...

Health Professionals Lab Personnel
2019

This fact sheet provides brief information on M. bovis, as well as safety and infection control measures for individuals handling carcasses of animals known or suspected to have TB.

Infection Control and Occupational Health Workers Lab Personnel
2018

This guide provides an epidemiologic profile of TB in health care workers, as well as barriers in policy and practice, such as inadequate implementation of infection control.

Health Professionals Policy Makers
2016

This guide specifically addresses issues such as stigma and work discrimination, and also provides practical recommendations on how to establish an effective monitoring system.

Health Professionals International Agencies Managers and Supervisors Policy Makers
2013

This fact sheet gives an overview of TB infection-control measures and explains how to determine the infectiousness of TB patients.

Health Professionals Managers and Supervisors Infection Control and Occupational Health Workers
2012

This fact sheet provides general TB information for employers in non-healthcare organizations. It distinguishes between latent TB infection and active disease, describes transmission and symptoms, and gives contact information.

Managers and Supervisors
2012

This document is designed to provide guidance to TB and HIV programme managers, employers, workers organizations, occupational health staff and other partners on the need and ways to work in partnership to design and implement workplace TB/HIV prevention, treatment and care programmes integrated with occupational health and HIV workplace programmes where relevant.

Managers and Supervisors Infection Control and Occupational Health Workers
2012

The recommendations in this manual are based on assessments of the risks associated with different technical procedures performed in different types of TB laboratories. The manual describes the basic requirements for facilities and practices, which can be adapted to follow local or national regulations or as the result of a risk assessment.

Lab Personnel
2012

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 Spanish.

Health Professionals Infection Control and Occupational Health Workers
2011

This manual provides information about the guidelines and regulations pertaining to TB infection control, methods of reducing the risk of TB infection, and facility-specific guidelines for reducing the risk and dealing with potential exposure. The manual contains information, forms, signs, and user-friendly tools for clinics, hospitals, homeless shelters, and other parties interested in the prevention and control of tuberculosis.

Health Professionals Infection Control and Occupational Health Workers Lab Personnel Managers and Supervisors
2011

This resource provides information about the guidelines and regulations pertaining to TB infection control, methods of reducing the risk of TB infection, and facility-specific guidelines for reducing the risk and dealing with potential exposure. The manual contains information, forms, signs, and user-friendly tools for clinics, hospitals, homeless shelters, and other parties interested in the prevention and control of tuberculosis.

Health Professionals Managers and Supervisors Lab Personnel Infection Control and Occupational Health Workers
2011

This fact sheet details the three levels of TB infection control in health-care settings, considerations for selection of respirators, and implementing a respiratory protection program.

Health Professionals Managers and Supervisors Infection Control and Occupational Health Workers
2010

The ILO and WHO, with the help of other partners in the world of work, have collaborated to develop international guidelines of TB management at the workplace. These outline how any business, large or small, or public sector workplace can make a contribution to TB management and control.

Managers and Supervisors
2010