Tuberculosis in Africa

  • Tuberculosis-The Stop TB Partnership, TB, Tuberculosos, MRDTB
    The Stop TB Partnership is a partnership hosted by the World Health Organization and this website is sponsored by the American Lung Associaton. This organization aims to push TB up the world's political agenda. It focuses on expanding the use of DOTS, forming a drug facility to provide free or low cost TB treatment.
  • CDC- Division of tuberculosis elimination
    This site is a gateway of links to information on TB, newsletters, education materials, organizations and web-based resources.
  • Health Communication Partnership- Tuberculosis information
    Site provides information on prevention, research, treatment, conferences and other useful links related to tuberculosis. The Health Communication Partnership (HCP) links John Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Save the Children and other organizations together to accomplish its goal of strengthening public health in the developing world through strategic communication programs.
  • Fighting Tuberculosis in the Developing World
    With funding from USAID, C&M supports the National TB in South Africa Control Programme (NTCP) and several local organizations such as TADSA, Medical Research Council (MRC), University of Witwatersrand, University of Natal, and Operation Hunger, to strengthen TB control and prevention efforts.
  • Tuberculosis in Africa Old Scourge, New Alliance
    A 2000 publication prepared by USAID, Bureau for Africa - Office of Sustainable Development
  • Investigation of Environmental and Host-related Risk Factors for Tuberculosis in Africa. I. Methodological Aspects of a Combined Design (article)
    A published article by C. Liendardt, in the American Journal of Epidemiology
  • New Paradigms for Reducing HIV-Related Tuberculosis in High-Burden Countries (article)
    /a>A collaborative study by American and African research institutions.
  • Contribution of tuberculosis to slim disease in Africa (article)
    The aim of this published article is to assess the contribution of tuberculosis to the aetiology of the HIV wasting syndrome (slim) in Africa, a condition usually considered an enteropathy.
  • Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Africa (article)
    Published article by Dr. Alwyn Mwinga, Department of Medicine, University of Zambia.
  • JEET- Joint Effort to Eradicate Tuberculosis
    JEET is an organization aimed at increasing public awareness and reducing TB prevalence in India. This rich site has excellent links to information about TB for both doctors and patients.
  • Tuberculosis Fever Facts
    The Directors of Health Promotion and Education aim to strengthen, promote, and enhance the professional practice of health promotion and public health education within the United States. It offers some basic background information on tuberculosis, its effects, treatment, transmission and TB's connection to HIV/AIDS. All information is in Q & A format.
  • Tuberculosis Pathology - Florida State U.
    This website is part of the Internet Pathology Laboratory for Medical Education and is sponsored by the Flordia State University College of Medicine. It has detailed information about the pathology of tuberculosis and patterns of infection.
  • Tuberculosis: The UNICEF-UNDP-World Bank-WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases
    The WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) is an independent global programme of scientific collaboration and has an informational website on tuberculosis, its transmission, diagnosis, treatment as well as recent TB research.
  • Questions and Answers about TB
    This is the CDC's National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Pervention Division of Tuberculosis Elimination. The website has numerous links including recent publications about TB and TB's treatment and prevention.
  • WHO: Tuberculosis
    This page provides links to descriptions of WHO activities, reports, news and events, as well as contacts and cooperating partners in the various WHO programmes and offices working on this topic. Also shown are links to related web sites and topics.
  • Infections Associated with HIV
    This website from the HIV Insite Center for HIV Information from the University of California San Fransisco provides links to information about numerous secondary bacterial, fungal, viral and parasitic infections often associated with HIV/AIDS.