Every hour 30 people are diagnosed with tuberculosis in the European Region. It’s time to make TB a disease of the past
The latest ECDC/WHO report Tuberculosis surveillance and monitoring in Europe 2019 (2017 data) shows that despite an overall decline in numbers of people suffering from TB, the disease remains a major public health challenge in the Region.
'treatment is of primary importance, and social assistance is secondary': A qualitative study on the organisation of tuberculosis (TB) care and patients' experience of starting and staying on TB treatment in Riga, Latvia
Kielmann, K., Vidal, N., Riekstina, V., Krutikov, M., Werf, M.J.V., Biraua, E., Duric, P., Moore, D.A.J.
Treatment and outcomes in children with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: A systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis
Harausz, E.P., Garcia-Prats, A.J., Law, S., Schaaf, H.S., Kredo, T., Seddon, J.A., Menzies, D., Turkova, A., Achar, J., Amanullah, F., Barry, P., Becerra, M., Chan, E.D., Chan, P.C., Ioana Chiotan, D., Crossa, A., Drobac, P.C., Fairlie, L., Falzon, D., Flood, J., Gegia, M., Hicks, R.M., Isaakidis, P., Kadri, S.M., Kampmann, B., Madhi, S.A., Marais, E., Mariandyshev, A., Méndez-Echevarría, A., Moore, B.K., Nargiza, P., Ozere, I., Padayatchi, N., ur-Rehman, S., Rybak, N., Santiago-Garcia, B., Shah, N.S., Sharma, S., Shim, T.S., Skrahina, A., Soriano-Arandes, A., van den Boom, M., van der Werf, M.J., van der Werf, T.S., Williams, B., Yablokova, E., Yim, J.-J., Furin, J., Hesseling, A.C.
Tuberculosis surveillance and monitoring in Europe, 2018
The Annual TB Surveillance and Monitoring report presents the key figures and trends and provides an overview of the TB situation in the EU/EEA and the WHO European Region.
Tuberculosis surveillance and monitoring in Europe, 2017
This report, the ninth report launched jointly by ECDC and the WHO Regional Office for Europe, presents the latest data on the status of tuberculosis in Europe.
Molecular typing for surveillance of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in the EU/EEA
This report describes the geographical and temporal distribution of multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis (TB) using molecular typing data reported by European Union (EU)/European Economic Area (EEA) Member States for 2015 and the preceding years.
Childhood multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in the European union and European economic area: An analysis of tuberculosis surveillance data from 2007 to 2015
Ködmön, C., van den Boom, M., Zucs, P., van der Werf, M.J.
Molecular typing for surveillance of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in the EU/EEA – January 2016
This report describes the geographical and temporal distribution of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis based on molecular typing data (24-locus MIRU–VNTR genotyping) as reported by EU/EEA countries.