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close this bookGuidelines for the Control of Tuberculosis in Prisons (WHO - OMS, 1998, 87 p.)
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View the documentPREFACE
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Open this folder and view contentsPART I. BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON TUBERCULOSIS AND PRISONS
Open this folder and view contentsPART II. CONTROL OF TUBERCULOSIS IN PRISONS
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GLOBAL TUBERCULOSIS PROGRAMME,
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE RED CROSS

Writing committee:

Dermot Maher
Malgorzata Grzemska

Global Tuberculosis Programme, World Health Organization
Geneva, Switzerland

Rudi Coninx
Hernan Reyes

International Committee of the Red Cross
Geneva, Switzerland

With a foreword by
Sir John Crofton, Professor Emeritus of Respiratory Diseases and Tuberculosis, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

and

Dr Cornelio Sommaruga, President, International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva, Switzerland

Acknowledgements

The Global Tuberculosis Programme and the International Committee of the Red Cross are grateful to the following organizations which contributed to these guidelines:

International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Medecins Sans Frontieres
Physicians for Human Rights
Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association (KNCV)

The members of the writing committee gratefully acknowledge the contributions of the following:

Tine Demeulenaere, Anthony Harries, Karoline Fernandez de la Hoz, Michael Levy, Cees van der Loo, Christine Mathieu.