Global Tuberculosis Control: Epidemiology, strategy, financing
Publisher: World Health Organization 2009
Number of pages: 314
WHO's report on Global TB Control compiles data from over 200 countries and territories each year, monitoring the scale and direction of TB epidemics, implementation and impact of the Stop TB Strategy, and progress towards the Millennium Development Goals.
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