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Tuberculosis control in refugee settlements.

Rieder HL, Snider DE, Toole MJ, Waldman RJ, Leowski J, ten Dam HG, Styblo K, Gabaudan M, Tailhades M

  • Journal Tubercle

  • Published 14 Mar 1990

  • Volume 70

  • ISSUE 2

  • Pagination 127-34

  • DOI 10.1016/0041-3879(89)90037-8


Tuberculosis and its management in refugees and other displaced persons in temporary settlements poses a challenge to organisations coordinating and providing care in refugee emergencies. This paper offers a consensus of the co-sponsoring agencies on practical recommendations for implementing measures aimed at both interrupting transmission of tuberculosis and treatment of individual patients.