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Best Practices in Prevention, Control and Care for Drug-resistant Tuberculosis

WHO Regional Office for Europe

A resource for the continued implementation of the Consolidated Action Plan to Prevent and Combat Multidrug- and Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in the WHO European Region, 2011–2015.

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Tuberculosis in Latvia

European Center for Disease Prevention and Control

ECDC and WHO/EUROPE regularly collaborate on tuberculosis (TB) surveillance, prevention and control in the European Union. Based on a request from the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Latvia, they conducted a joint country visit from 22 to 26 October 2012, with the objective of providing a...

Tags: Policy makers, Health care professionals, Eastern Europe, Co-infections
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Invasive meningococcal disease among men who have sex with men - Rapid risk assessment


In a new rapid risk assessment, ECDC concludes there is an increased risk in Europe of invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) among men who have sex with men (MSM), particularly in metropolitan settings.

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